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Purchasing is actually a tool for building riches, however it isn't just for the wealthy. Anybody can begin on a investment program, and assorted vehicles ensure it is effortless to begin with with small numbers and put in to some portfolio occasionally. In reality, what distinguishes investing in gaming is the fact that it does take some time--it really is perhaps not really a get-rich-quick strategy.
This informative article will allow one to know what investment is, what this means and how a "miracle" of compounding works. Additionally, it will cover several of these building blocks of the investment world as well as the markets also supply a few insights to methods with the objective of assisting you to imagine concerning that which investment vehicles and strategies are perfect for you personally.
Whenever you're finished with Purchasing 101, you may carry on your financial instruction with a number of our technical tutorials like the Stock Basics or even Mutual Fund Basics. You might even see Investopedia's Advisor Insights department to ask among those engaging financial consultants any particular questions. – Investing advice inspired by John Bogle

SatuMedia® is the title adopted by many of the investing enthusiasts who participate in this site. The term is intended to honor Vanguard founder and investor advocate John Bogle.

The SatuMedia® emphasize starting early, living below one's means, regular saving, broad diversification, simplicity, and sticking to one's investment plan regardless of market conditions.

This site is composed of two primary resources: our Wiki and our Forum.

The Wiki is a comprehensive investing and personal finance reference that was built and is maintained by members of the SatuMedia® community. Many newcomers find that a good way to begin is by reading these Wiki articles: Getting Started and the SatuMedia' investment philosophy.

On the Forum, members discuss financial news and theory. The members also welcome less experienced investors who have questions about investing or who need help to develop their portfolios. The most recent Forum posts are summarized below.

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1cDo you record customer service interactions?20:03 kayanco20:11 ResearchMed
76tTaylor's New Book: The SatuMedia' Guide to The Three-Fund Portfolio10/24 Mel Lindauer20:11 Taylor Larimore
44tOregon makes you save, unless you object. NYT article09:19 Wildebeest20:10 MindBogler
52pDave Ramsey says don't use credit cards, even if you pay them off16:35 hightower20:10 randomguy
460tFellow TDA SatuMedia [TDA dropping Vanguard ETFs from commission-free list]10/14 John Laurens20:08 zeugmite
21hsell fidelity index mutual fund and replace with etf index for tax benefit?11/15 blastoff20:06 CppCoder
6hChoosing tax lots to sell11/18 protagonist20:06 technovelist
76pThe valet smashed my Tesla into a brick wall!07:06 Archimedes20:04 randomguy
40pWhat we don't know20:35 Johm22112220:03 randomizer
40hVanguard Personal Advisor Services/Portfolio Review11/17 rivercityriverc20:01 bikechuck
6hThoughts on my asset allocation?11/16 Jacky81720:01 racy
135tThe fear of retirement, black swan, and math to dissuade the fear.11/08 EnjoyIt19:56 sambb
50cHow much do you budget for vacation?09:04 investing101219:56 randomguy
1hRetire couple Roth Conversion Help19:15 divebums19:55 Peter Foley
25pMedicare Part B premium unchanged for 201811/18 pshonore19:54 UpperNwGuy
16tBook for new college graduate10:51 TomP1019:54 Sandtrap
12h529 or not 529?11/18 loklav19:54 teen persuasion
7hPlanning for the final months of work08:45 nick230219:53 badbreath
4cHyundai Ioniq Electric lease vs. Nissan Leaf16:30 gluskap19:51 gluskap
83tIs holding bonds now dangerous?11/18 UncleLongHair19:51 willthrill81
25hWhat to do with 360k for an old man11/18 alexf19:50 Wildebeest
49tBuying and Spending Bitcoin11/16 grayfox19:50 GoldenFinch
10hTrev H Four-Fund Portfolio Tax Loss Harvesting Partner Options12:19 fedbogle19:47 sambb
4pJob offer negotiation - help11:35 mk103919:46 ASpenderInRecov
166hWhy pay cash for a car?11/12 RDHlooking4FIRE19:46 Sandtrap
32cAre expensive tires worth it?12:31 fortfun19:43 Peter G
8pRMD and taxes17:26 Almost there19:36 friar1610
55cMichelin or Bridgestone?11/14 Dri19:35 randomguy
0hReducing Costs with 401k with Fidelity19:34 sj2000
54tValuation of EE Savings Bonds2014 weltschmerz19:33 willthrill81
17cAuto Insurance: AAA vs. Travellers11/18 xerxes10119:32 Dilbydog
14cYour favorite Costco wines?11:28 xrvision19:31 Dottie57
28pCollection agency calls intended for another person:08:31 Nowizard19:29 totallystudly
40p2018 FEHB HDHP Recommendations11/12 Kanefa19:27 AnonJohn
5pTransfer Money from South Africa13:09 Dudette19:25 aristotelian
97cCrashplan for Home ending service late 201808/22 Ice-919:17 bertilak
5pDo any of you maintain your own charitable foundations?08:28 Ron Scott19:17 Mike Scott
5hResident needs help with new moonlighting money15:23 drseapbu1019:11 hrain
2hHelp Selecting a Bond Fund.18:49 wdnnikl19:11 wdnnikl
3cHoneymoon Suggestions18:26 Dynasty9019:10 123
5hPortfolio Advice: late to the game11/13 curtenska19:08 LadyGeek
30pWhy I am not happy even with OK Net Asset02:48 boxerbali19:07 KlangFool
24pTax Returns - How Long Do you Keep?11:16 abuss36819:07 DaftInvestor
1hMissed deadline to re-characterize my IRA18:55 I_D_T19:05 Alan S.
49tShould we be using high equity retirement portfolios? - Some cFIREsim scenarios.11/16 Finridge19:04 garlandwhizzer
1pquicken and tracking everything18:21 boglebrain19:04 FiveK
42tMorningstar - AQR: The Vanguard of Alternative Investing?11/18 matjen19:00 lack_ey
3pReverse Rollover and Backdoor Roth Question13:18 tony_roach18:59 retiredjg
10tSchwab acct. security tool07:35 EvelynTroy18:56 Earl Lemongrab
0pHigh deductible health insurance with HSA for family of 518:44 Grover
9cHelloFresh meal boxes - disputing credit card charge16:37 strafe18:42 strafe
3pACA premiums and impact to SS timing17:51 petesamprs18:39 Mlm
0hVanguard Personal Advisory Services18:39 DonaldH
3tAI/Machine Learning/Deep Learning in Investing11/18 Hopes10118:36 whodidntante
1876tThe Three-Fund Portfolio2012 Taylor Larimore18:30 LadyGeek
12cCan anyone help me with details on Portland Oregon Trip?12:56 denovo
4pOpen enrollment - Choosing HSA vs PPO - expecting baby10:11 remasteredx218:23 Lyonsguy
21tIs investing with Vanguard a tragedy of the commons?13:28 selters18:16 Theoretical
19pSoutheast Asia trip - Cash handling11/18 NYGiantsFan18:13 Naismith
8h1st draft of my portfolio to evaluation [feedback please] [Europe]11/12 Mrpacman18:11 Tyler Aspect
25pMedigap plan F--Aetna or Statefarm2016 westcoast18:02 my name
3hEmployer offering HDHP but no HSA!17:30 xerxes10118:00 Artsdoctor
1cservice life of (walk behind) lawn mower?17:53 baconavocado17:58 Devil's Advocat
27cUnited change fees11/17 Horsefly17:55 bostondan
111cWPA2 protocol used by vast majority of wifi connections has been broken10/16 F150HD17:54 FreeAtLast
10pTaking a 72(t) to avoid self-employment taxes?08:13 ziggy2917:40 ziggy29
34pCar shopping tomorrow11/17 RRAAYY317:39 paulsalem
9cContemplating offer on a house with SolarCity lease07:15 motorcyclesarec17:38 Lyonsguy
24pCostco Eyeglasses - No satisfaction guarantee. Any chance of resolution?11/18 kjvmartin17:37 willthrill81
5hAdvice needed—Vanguard 403b09:41 yankeefan406517:34 yankeefan4065
17hRegular 401K vs Roth 401K10:28 xerxes10117:29 frankyo
2cCredit card protection vs. PayPal ?15:14 kayanco17:28 ResearchMed
3tshort a stock that is halted13:37 financeguy8817:28 Silly Wabbit
7hBest Method To Correct Roth IRA Excess Contributions13:20 IndexRookie17:13 Duckie
23hBond funds vs Ladder11/18 Jeresoph17:11 aristotelian
13cBank of America Premium Rewards card11/18 hmw17:09 JDCarpenter
28tWSJ commentary about declining # of publicly traded companies11/18 WillRetire17:08 FedGuy
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0h[Switching from Target Date fund to 3-fund portfolio - How?]16:50 Road2Freedom
75hDo you include the sale of your home as part of your retirement planning?11/18 TheTimeLord16:46 bhsince87
8tLargest holding in Powell’s (next Fed chairman) investment portfolio appears to be Vanguard Total Stock Market index fu11/15 MFInvestor16:45 afan
14hAnnual timing of Roth IRA contribution11/10 bironology16:42 rocket354
5tIntrinsic Value11/18 GibsonL6s16:34 lack_ey
2hWhy doesn't my 401k statement match the value for the fund?11:17 notmyhand16:24 Dale_G
12hHelp Moving IRAs, Starting Anew, Balancing Debt, Saving and Investments11/11 GreyInvestment16:22 GreyInvestment
5hHow to weight Risk:Return for AA in Thrift G fund vs. F Fund?06:29 msheald16:21 MnD
1pSocial Security survival benefits14:37 Thevocalist16:21 PartIrish
33tHolding VTSAX only11/16 tman994016:13 Johnnie
5hFidelity vs Vanguard for Rollover IRA10:15 workerbeeengine16:13 ruralavalon
6pMegaCorp Equity.....income or savings?11/18 WalterMitty16:02 diy60
10tJack Bogle, the word's richest man11/18 MickeyBoy15:55 dccboone
130cMoviePass-Too good to be true, but it's legit.10/04 denovo15:51 runner9
7tInvest using my State's college plan or Another?05:50 Gardener15:35 Ostentatious
43pDo we need disability insurance2016 mybogledhead15:31 MedSaver
11hCapital gains timing11/18 gymble15:24 grabiner
38hConfused about cash and retirement - isn't this really about market timing?11/17 cyclist15:23 Dandy
178tDual Momentum Investing2015 RunningRad15:15 airelleofmusic
7tDifferent Approaches to Estimating World's Total Market?11/16 toxfail9815:15 toxfail98
15tTreasury term premium estimate: negative this year (NY Fed Adrian, Crump, Moench model)10/23 lack_ey15:14 lack_ey
67cMy dad's army jacket11/17 dia15:11 azurekep
252lRoll Call for the Retirement Class of 2017!2016 invst6515:09 Miriam2
6tQuestion about Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)12:20 breedlma15:09 TomatoTomahto
7hAsset Allocation and SS Income11/17 frederickj15:05 maj
32lRoll Call for the Retirement Class of 2018!07/02 NCPE14:57 Miriam2
23lKnoxville/East TN chapter Established2016 oldcomputerguy14:55 Porter01
9cInsurance claim - what is my obligation?07:42 goshenBogle14:54 azurekep
21tInvestment Portfolio Tracking & Spreadsheets21:32 abuss36814:52 dbr
82tRetirees: I got this!!11/11 tennisplyr14:50 heyyou
10pAlly Bank 1 Year CD now 1.65% with 25,000 Minimum11/18 sapphire9614:49 j0nnyg1984
7cETA: I can't do math. Question rescinded. ** Which flight would you recommend? (Premium economy vs business)14:17 BuckyBadger14:47 BuckyBadger
2pHealth Insurance13:40 doglehead14:42 Hockey10
36cStoring Lawn Tractor over the Winter10/15 fishmonger14:41 zaplunken
184cFlying first class, business, versus economy.06/04 cartman14:37 lazydavid
6hSale of Home Proceeds - Net Loss & No plans to purchase for 2 years11/18 DiffyQGibson14:37 DiffyQGibson
90tWhere did you first learn about investing?11/16 Nowizard14:36 chw
0hNeed 529 Advice *New to Investing*14:22 goldenbear1238
9tExperience with 401K "Self Directed Brokerage Account"11/18 Wildebeest13:56 hightower
38pQuicken 2018 for Mac [and PC Released]10/23 Eric13:54 ClaycordJCA
4p2018 Budget Helps/Comments11:53 crazygrow13:53 lakja
4cSyncing Family Files and Photos11/18 StlIllini13:46 cockersx3
7pSolo 401k contribution based on K-1 received for private equity investment exit?11:36 nyclon13:37 Spirit Rider
19pWhich BoA Credit Card to use?10/11 arsenalfan13:34 drk
9pReturn of IRA contribution performed early in year, amend 1040 that year or the prior year?11/18 nguyena113:30 retiredjg
8hHow to take income from IRA?11:51 racy13:25 Christine_NM
0pRegistered Investment Advisor Registration?13:24 Caduceus
3cTemperature setting for radiant floor heat08:20 dodgy5513:23 neilpilot
7hcash balance plan11/17 pbv13:20 pbv
21tIs treating all accounts as one bucket really simpler11/15 fennewaldaj13:17 Garco
11cCostco kitchen Cabinets and design service....10/06 Broken Man 199912:43 stan1
16cElectric Car (Nissan Leaf) for a teen driver?11/17 texasdiver12:41 texasdiver
5cTranscription services09:14 terran12:38 JDCarpenter
8hApproximating Total World Stock to avoid exchange risk11/16 toxfail9812:35 aj76er
38hBenefits of Flagship2015 sanfran201512:34 Seasonal
4hSide investment to go along with a 2050 Fund (VFIFX)10:45 ROOKIE_INVESTOR12:28 BL
3pCost of living adjustment during salary negotiations07:21 guardiola12:18 Hoosier CPA
22hAnnuity Exit Strategy Help Requested: Wife’s ROTH IRA – Allianz 222 Fixed Index Annuity – Stay or go? How?11/13 Readyinvestor12:14 jimishooch
4hHealth Equity HSA11/17 TropikThunder11:55 jhfenton
9pVoluntary life insurance - how much?11/17 2m203711:55 wabbott
14tCollege 529 Analysis21:38 abuss36811:45 MikeG62
161pWhy NOT make more money?11/10 flyingaway11:44 flyingaway
21hRefinance 30yr to 15yr mortgage?11/17 GrumpyMonk11:44 chevca
15hRetirement Advice11/18 qfinanceq11:42 delamer
46hIs The Vanguard Balanced Index Fund All One Needs?2015 sting bott11:42 pak1343
94pPOAs may not be that powerful11/13 tadamsmar11:36 afan
25hThrift Savings Plan10/16 Zeusy Zeus11:31 delamer
12hHelp with 401K fund choices, please11/16 southlandgirl11:28 Wildebeest
3055cWhat Movie Have You Recently Watched?2014 abuss36811:20 abuss368
65cTesla truck unveil11/17 4nursebee11:20 Carlton
1cBeginner Finance/Practice Mgmt Books?10:52 SitraAchra11:13 LadyGeek
74cShould I drink or sell my Pappy 12 year?05/24 CheapFool11:10 LadyGeek
1hInvesting for Retirement Income10:53 2fargone11:09 dbr
3hMidlife Portfolio Checkup11/18 JRider11:04 BL
135cThoughts about wearing a "uniform"/same thing everyday?11/10 WalterMitty11:03 seychellois_lib
4cBest places to stay/visit in Panama11/18 me11296410:58 dundee
15tis Amazon a monopoly?09:47 F150HD10:58 LadyGeek
27hBond fund in a ROTH11/16 jtelwood10:53 retiredjg
139cAnyone planning on getting the new Pixel phone?10/18 DiggleRex10:44 TimeRunner
33pValue of 401k Employer Match vs. Salary Equivalent11/15 cwagon10:44 DrGoogle2017
6pOperating agreement template?11/15 Hayden10:33 TinkerPDX
2hpretax and after tax wellesley investment11/18 peanutbuddy10:26 dbr
3hAnnuity - keep it or cash out?21:37 Mike8310:24 Mel Lindauer
9hHelp Me Compete the SatuMedia Transition11/18 jonnyboy10:21 jonnyboy
0pGoing electric: Books about the Nissan Leaf (first generation; 2011–2017)09:54 Tabulator
6hRollover 401k to TIRA or backdoor Roth IRA09/08 nirvana09:53 JW-Retired
22cRoofer stopped showing up - what are my options?10/16 notmyhand09:48 Sandtrap
2tDormant Bank Accounts09:20 Oak&Elm09:39 Oak&Elm
5hProposed changes to 457 contributions11/18 Jet909:17 LadyGeek
14fPolitical comments and proposed tax plan remain off-topic11/20 LadyGeek09:13 LadyGeek
9cCharge card, what info embedded in chip?11/18 ResearchMed09:10 dbr
9hVanguard Total Bond BND vs VBTLX (etf vs fund)?21:43 Sandtrap08:58 Sandtrap
151tThe 4% rule DOES fail but still makes sense!11/14 flyingaway08:57 dbr
2hInherited Annuity...smartest choice?11/16 NCbosoxfan08:48 NCbosoxfan
15tTSP Modernization Act Signed Into Law11/17 stan_the_man08:47 LadyGeek
0tThrift Savings Plan Modernization Act - Wiki updates needed08:47 LadyGeek
0pOptimizing 401k contribution with variable income08:00 notmyhand
32pH&R Block Software11/11 DarkNyte07:58 sawhorse
46pLiquidating RSUs2016 RamoniOba07:45 bironology
7h401k fund allocation11/17 ajw36007:41 Stilwell
25pPile of Cash - What to do11/16 lt194807:36 Stilwell
97cIs it difficult to switch from an iPhone to an Android?10/28 letsgobobby07:29 Cash
8hHelp with Roth IRA Phase Out11/11 gurusw07:08 retiredjg
14tAn hour with David Swensen at Council of Foreign Relations11/17 RNJ07:06 grok87
19tAnti-Index Fund Arguments - Help staying the course.11/16 Ignorant07:00 bgf
49p35 yr-old doc needs some wisdom2014 madman1906:05 HopeToGolf
22hpersonal capital09/05 bogleboyz06:04 Sum-day
7hHelp with portfolio / Gathering collective wisdom11/17 enterobacter05:53 ruralavalon
24tScottrade to TDA11/16 Oak&Elm05:47 bgf
66pRisks of Non-ACA Compliant Health Insurance?11/17 Postmon05:22 Tanelorn
52hWindfall and advice10/08 rad doc04:44 3funder
8cBest albums of 201711/14 buckeye798302:00 badbreath
18cNew compact hatchback or used small SUV?07/04 MathIsMyWayr01:50 MathIsMyWayr
0hAA, Roth conversion, and NUA as approaching RMD01:27 MathIsMyWayr
15pLooking to payoff mortgage04/20 noco-hawkeye00:01 sport
19tAs we gear up for the predictions season, a look back on how they fared for 2017 so far11/17 Ron Scott23:34 randomguy
24tMonte Carlo Analysis VS Historical Rolling Periods11/17 Flugugrubah23:25 randomguy
33cCabo San Lucas - question10/29 FB0123:25 seychellois_lib
0hVariable Annuity - Time to Surrender ?23:04 FRIZ100
0hVA529 Rollover question22:26 crazyapple11
18cHyundai Elantra Special Edition- any thoughts?11/16 protagonist22:21 protagonist
3ciPhone vs Android longevity21:57 Buster6522:21 jjface
49pHelp with Understanding How to Handle Bonus11/15 oktax22:16 dratkinson
34cReplace TVs with Smart Tvs or not?11/17 AKBTX1421:35 emoore
0hStarting from scratch [Singapore]21:32 newinvestor2017
19cWhere to buy new iPhone?11/17 yolli7121:30 emoore
8hPortfolio Opinions and Tax Efficiency11/14 towtruck20:42 grabiner
6hTo buy or not to buy tax-exempt bonds?11/18 phisher420:29 grabiner
0pPortfolio mortgage?20:26 kac2138
30cBMW to Chevy Bolt?11/16 IMRTguy20:22 TomatoTomahto

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