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Lesson 1. Confronting Your Fear of Stocks - Pg. 1

1 Chapter 1. Confronting Your Fear of Stocks In this lesson you will learn what stock market investing really entails as opposed to common myths you may have heard. What You Need to Know Before Beginning Welcome to the world of investing in the stock market. You are about to join the ranks of a very elite group of people, namely those who have decided to actively manage their own money and make it work for them. This is a big step, and not one that should be taken without sufficient preparation. Before beginning with the more technical aspects of investing in the stock market, then, you should first ensure you have dealt with any mitigating circumstances that might otherwise distract you. Tip Many outside factors, such as lack of cash and preexisting fears, may affect your investment abilities and decisions. Learn about your fears before attempting to invest.