Unless you're starting the next Facebook (FB) or winning the lottery, achieving financial freedom comes from investing in the stock market.
It doesn't matter if you're burdened with student loan and credit card debt or living paycheck to paycheck. Everyone can find $10 a week to put into the stock market.
The key to investing is not necessarily how much money you're able to sock away for the future; it's how much time you allow yourself to invest. Compounding interest is the most powerful over long periods of times.
- Samantha Azzarello, global markets strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management
- Andres Garcia, CEO of Zoe Financial, marketplace that connects young high earners with top independent financial advisors
- Marielle Schurig, a financial advisor with UBS
- David Bach, founder of AE Wealth Management
The panelists will discuss how to invest in stocks, what sectors to look at and why merely having a 401(k) plan at work isn't enough. For young people, it's hard to think about retirement, an event that's likely 40-50 years away. But making a few changes to your financial plan in your 20s and 30s can literally score you millions of dollar by the time you retire.