Early is relative. You could be 45 and as long as you start today...it's early. The earlier you start the sooner compound interest kicks in.
This buy-and-hold strategy mirrors the broader market. It may seem laissez-faire but it's not. You still need to understand the underlying stocks in the fund and the fees.
You've probably heard of Amazon, Apple, Tesla, Google...these are growth companies. Are growth companies part of your investing strategy?
Buying stocks that pay dividends is passive income. Imagine making money just because you own a stock? How many dividend stocks do you want in your portfolio?
Feeling a little risky? Learn more about small-cap investing. Some of these small companies will be the next trillion dollar publicly traded company. Just be sure to do your research.