Getting Your PC Ready for Online Investing
In This Chapter
Turning your PC into an online investing station
Pinpointing online media that can make you a more informed investor
Turning blogs and podcasts into research tools
Scouring the Internet with search engines
Securing your computer from online financial crooks
Practicing your techniques with online tutorials and simulations
You live in a do-it-yourself world. You’re expected to fill your own gas tank at the service station, refill your own soda at the fast-food restaurant, and book your own airline tickets. It’s the same story with investing. If you want to reach your financial goals and retire comfortably, it’s up to you to make it happen. The age of employers looking after their workers’ futures with pensions is vanishing and being replaced with do-it-yourself retirement plans like 401(k)s.
If you ask for help, you’re ...