Financial Tips for my 20-Something Year Old Self - Tip #3: Understand Your Investment Options and DIVERSIFY!

The lesson to be learned here is if you don’t know much about investments, take the time to research your options and get a basic understanding of what’s being offered so you can diversify your portfolio instead of putting all your eggs in one basket and watching them get crushed when there’s a significant market downturn.  Or, if you really don’t care to do the research, at least ask someone who you trust knows what they’re doing for help.