Economic uncertainty and erratic markets can make anyone nervous to invest their cash, but it can have an even bigger psychological impact on those who are investing their money for the first time. Though their hesitation may be understandable, with some knowledge and guidance young people can invest wisely now – with time still on their side. Ameriprise financial advisors are available to discuss:

- Ways to begin investing and learning about investment vehicles and options.
- The benefits of saving and contributing to 401(k) and other accounts early on.
- The various kinds of investment vehicles and accounts that may be appropriate for different financial goals such as buying a home and retirement.
- Strategies for creating a diverse portfolio that assumes the proper balance of risk and conservatism – and determining what that may be.
- The importance of allowing investments to weather market swings though time, and how to manage impulsive emotions that may interfere.