DiscoverBiggerPockets Money Podcast438: The Beginner’s Guide to Investing (Start with Just $100!)
438: The Beginner’s Guide to Investing (Start with Just $100!)

438: The Beginner’s Guide to Investing (Start with Just $100!)

Update: 2023-08-042


Only have $100 – $5,000 but want to know how to invest it wisely? No amount is too small to start building smart money habits today. While some asset classes may not be viable for you just yet, there are still all kinds of ways to invest with a modest amount of money. Making the most of what you have now can set you up for a bright financial future.

In this episode of the BiggerPockets Money podcast, Scott and Mindy have brought in reinforcements to discuss the best ways for beginners to invest a small amount of money—whether it’s $5,000 or as little as $100. With four unique perspectives on investing, you’ll find that there are several ways to make your money work harder for you. There is one common message, however: educate yourself and take action!

Not everyone has a large nest egg to throw around. In fact, most Americans live paycheck to paycheck. If you don’t have much money to spare, this is the episode for you. You’ll learn about the investing order of operations, different types of retirement accounts and how they work, and ways to purchase real estate with no money down!

In This Episode We Cover

The best ways to invest with $100, $500, $1,000, $2,500, or $5,000

How to buy real estate with ZERO money down

Different types of retirement accounts to add to your portfolio

Maximizing your 401(k) contributions for a HUGE return on investment

Leveraging debt to fast-track your investing journey

And So Much More!

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Scott Trench’s Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Perfect, 1-Page Investment Plan

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438: The Beginner’s Guide to Investing (Start with Just $100!)

438: The Beginner’s Guide to Investing (Start with Just $100!)