I should preface this post by telling you DO NOT TAKE ANY KIND OF FINANCIAL ADVICE FROM ME. I don't know what I'm doing and am poorly educated on the subject. With that said, I did a cool thing yesterday...
I made my first real investment--I bought gold! Gary Fong has been talking about buying gold for the past couple of years and even more so lately. It got into my head and I started doing some research,and wouldn't you know it, he is DEAD ON!
So I asked around and made some calls, and finally talked to someone else that I really respect for his financial decisions. I won't mention this person's name here in case he would prefer to keep his information private, but yesterday I took the plunge and bought gold.
It's not at my house, so don't bother coming here to look for it! I ended up buying a bunch of these coins: