What do you spend the most money on? Would you like to profit from the products you use every day? All you have to do is become an investor and you’re on your way to obtaining an extra source of income from the companies you already know and understand.
Are you ready to get started? Here’s how to start investing in the products you buy every day:
1. Find Out if the Company is Publicly-Traded
Publicly-traded companies sell shares of stock or “ownership” to investors via a stock exchange. NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) are the largest stock exchanges in the United States.
Research the companies you’re interested in and find out their status. Search for “Dow Jones” and “S&P 500” to get a list of the largest and most powerful publicly-traded companies.
2. Research the Price to Invest in the Stock
You can find stocks that are $10 or $100. There is no standard price for a share of stock. You can open a