Do self-directed investors have the necessary experience to do the research to make informed investing decision? When we journey into the investing world we are faced with many choices to make. There are numerous people out there that will want to make money by offering their services to help you make those investing decisions. It is worth paying for advice? Well that depends on who you are talking to? There are people out there that will that will gladly take your money either through scams or through high fees or large broker fees.
This is a story about how a gift of shares can create a domino effect.
I came across a story recently that piqued my interest. Ben Clendon, now in his 30’s is actively building a share portfolio for the future. His story however, began when at five years old, Ben’s father bought him some shares. That action had a domino effect. It made Ben curious, and that in turn created an awareness of shares and the stock market, and that developed into a career.