The idea of investing can appear intimidating at the start. But once you get the hang of it, it opens you up to a world of possibilities. Today’s article is great for students and new investors, and will mostly focus on three classes of investments: ETFs, stocks and real estate investment trusts.

If you’re reading this, I’m guessing you already understand why it’s crucial to begin investing and most importantly, why you should start early. To sum it all up, investing from an early age allows you to learn from your mistakes at a minimal cost. It will also allow you to compound your money and reach financial independence sooner.

Which type of Investment Assets should you invest in?

To begin, you must first decide what you want to invest in. The three asset classes we will discuss today are listed below.

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1) Stocks

According to Investopedia, a stock is a