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    How do I invest my $20,000 to become rich?

    What can I do to invest $20,000 and make money? I saved it from just living in my parents' house and working. I still have a job too so I'm still making money. I'm really young and I wish to become wealthy within 5-10 years while I'm still young. What should I do?
    a year ago 9 Answers

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    You have made a very good start and have established good habits. Keep it up because you will not be able to live with your parents forever. Part of becoming wealthy is to make good investments, not spend everything you earn and really research those ways to invest. With only $20k you can't do a lot in real estate but that is where many people have become wealthy. One of my sons just looked for affordable vacant land and a few years back purchased a couple of lots for about $5k. He sold them when the market was really hot for over $100k. The most money I have ever made has been in real estate but I am still not wealthy nor is my son. You need to read a lot of books to get ideas and then with patience evaluate the ideas and avoid get rich schemes like the plague! To be wealthy in 5-10 years is not impossible but it only happens to a few people. Put a goal of so much in investments in five years and so on. How long did it take to have the $20k? Can you triple that in five years?
    5 years ago

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    • don't tell anyone here you got 20k or they'll come looking for you

      by ? - 3 hours ago

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    • it's great that you have saved $20,000....but whether you become rich depends on your definition of rich. to become rich, your best bet is to stay out of debt and live below your means.

      by njyogibear - 3 hours ago

    • Go to your library and pick up some books on Investing. The first one I would like to see you read is Investing for dummies (not for dummies at all - very good yellow book). That will tell you the basics on everything. Including a chapter on different brokerage accounts and their fees. It will also have information on ROTH accounts - read that chapter carefully...

      by Go with the flow - 3 hours ago

    • One of the best investments is owning your own property by getting your own place to live. Make some upgrades to the place, and watch the value of the property go up within years.

      by NightWolf - 3 hours ago

    • Call shia lebouf, he invested 20 k and made 600 k

      by Spotty Spootum - 3 hours ago

    • That is not enough to make you rich. That is a couple months pay. I would not dream of keeping less then in the bank, but if you want to invest it I recommend a few stocks. You will not get rich off this though, that is not possible.

      by Landlord - 3 hours ago

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