Years after my initial interest in the stock market in high school when I was assigned to follow some stocks for a few months to see how they performed, I took my next big step into learning about investing: I joined an investment club.
Some people at work had started an investment club a few years earlier, and invited me when an opening came up.
Like many types of clubs, our investment club was a way for about a dozen members to learn together about the stock market through education and pooling our investment dollars. I was a member for about three years before my learning curve with the group plateaued.
Here are some of the best financial lessons I learned from the investment club: [Read more…]