Mythbusting the Market: 5 Things to Know Before You Invest

In Partnership with General Assembly
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According to data from Pew Research, only 52% of American households have any positions in the stock market. As innovations like fractional investing have made the stock market more economically accessible to more people, there are still barriers to entry created by a lack of financial literacy. Only 10% of U.S. adults under the age of 45 have a high degree of financial literacy, and 55% of people end up teaching themselves how to invest.

People tend to fear what they don’t know, and the perceived complexities of the stock market can stop people from ever getting started. This session will focus on some of the common misconceptions that exist around investing and shine a light on accessible ways to build your financial literacy and begin your journey as an investor.

This event is for educational purposes only and is not investment advice. See Public.com/disclosures/.