The Money Drill 29: A Starter Course for First-Time Investors

Welcome to The Money Drill! This is the podcast where we make money matters understandable so you can command your own financial future.

So you’re ready to jump into the world of investing. That’s good news. First stop, make sure you are actually ready.

That’s the guidance Mikel Van Cleve, advice director at USAA, gives to members. Van Cleve recently spoke with USAA’s JJ Montanaro on a few key things you should know about investing, and breaks it all down in super-easy-to-understand terms — from how much money you’ll need to get started to understanding risk and the market.

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