Many of us already know that investing is absolutely critical for Millennials and we have to start somewhere. Yet, many hesitate to take the first step as they are afraid of risks. A good investor must be able to manage two emotions well – fear and greed. This type of emotional intelligence takes time and experience to build.  Whether you are new to investing or a seasoned veteran, you will constantly battle both emotions. For someone who has not trained themselves in managing these feelings, they often fail to stomach volatility. This leads to costly mistakes like panic selling during a dip.  As Warren Buffet says “If you cannot control your emotions, you cannot control your money.”Warren Buffet Taking the first step can be daunting. I understand this sentiment really well as I used to be someone who was afraid to start investing because of the perceived risk and volatility.