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Looking to start investing with ~$5K. Read a book about investing but I’m still scared to just go into my Vanguard acct & dump my money there. Where do I start? Is now a good time

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Don't buy at once. Just buy few at a time. It is down now so buy like 3-4 of them

If it goes down more buy more

I started out with conservative investments. I researched what “blue chip” stocks were and I was comfortable with low risk-low reward to get my feet wet.

Start with a paper money account - TD and a few others offer that. Although starting with Vanguard is the best - lowest price funds and access through mobile app. Let me know if I can help any more?

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