I have just started to invest money in the stock market, and I really think that it is something that I should have done years ago. But I am only now managing to save up enough money to invest. Before, I was not living paycheck to paycheck, but I was too close to doing so for my own comfort. I am reading reviews on Quicken 2016 because I am thinking about using it to track my finances and also my investments. If I am going to invest money then I need to do it right and that means that I am going to have to keep a very keen eye on my investments, and constantly track what is going on with them.
With any luck, by being super attentive to the stocks that I purchase, I will be able to avoid any serious problems besetting me. I know a lot of people lost a great deal of money in the stock market during the Great Recession of 2008. I am glad that I was not among those people, since I did not have enough money at the time. I guess that it would have been nice to have had enough money to invest back then, but it is fairly likely that I would have lost the money with all of the damage that happened to the economy during that period in time.
I am hopefully going to start investing within the next week. But I need to do a good bit of research before I do anything. I just want to make sure that I am being fairly careful with my money. I definitely do not want to risk losing it over a poorly-researched investment decision. So I am going to do everything I can to avoid anything like that.