Investing Hub

Before you invest a single cent, make sure you have a fully-provisioned Emergency Fund.

Read the following to get started:
Financial Risk (Or: You Can't Afford Not To Invest)
Financial Order of Operations
Tax-Advantaged Investing

Already have a financial advisor?  Make sure you're not getting ripped off.
Does the stock market freak you out?  Stop watching it.

This series of articles on Index Mutual Fund Investing summarizes what you need to know:

Once you've figured out the basics, calibrate your expectations with these Simulations of Historical Investment Returns and a discussion of Effective Annualized Returns.

Been there, done that, bought the t-shirt?  Consider some Nontraditional Investments.
Is real estate all it's cracked up to be?  Never assume!


Interested in simulating historical S&P500 returns?  Make a copy of this.
All index funds offered by Vanguard, Fidelity, and Schwab in one place?  Make a copy of this.

Investment Accounts

What types of accounts are you eligible to open, and what are their rules, advantages, and disadvantages? This page links to everything I've written on the topic.

(non-US reader? non-US investment plan resources coming soon!)