So you have reached the point where you have some money in savings that you want to keep for the long term future.
However, you realize that putting it in your run of the mill savings account will likely result in its compound interest rates barely keeping up with inflation.
You are willing to accept a little bit more risk in return for a higher reward and you are interested in investing in the stock market.
Investing can be intimidating for the beginner and there is a lot to learn about the world of stocks and bonds.
Here are a few things to remember when you are first starting out: