One of the things I’ve really struggled with over the years is creating a series for beginners. A lot of people have asked for it and I know there is a lot of value in it for both the readers and the blog.
This topic came up again when Manu J who was new to the site asked where you should start reading and Tweeted the following to me last week:
@manshu it will be good to collect articles together. Beginner, advanced etc. if someone is new to PF and your blog where should they start?
— Manu J (@_manu_j) November 27, 2012
He pretty much stated something that has been repeated over and over again, which is essentially how do you go about financial planning if you don’t have any plans right now?
I tried to go about finding an answer for him but this isn’t something I’m able to do on my own.
So, I seek your help to give me ideas on this topic. What are the things that you would look for when you are just looking at starting your investments and financial planning?
What are the topics and posts here that have helped you and should feature in such a series for beginners?
Anything that comes to your mind.
Unlike other series I have done here, I will only start writing such a series if I can narrow down twelve topics before hand and then cover one every week over a period of 3 months. If I think I can’t do that then I won’t start the series because if there isn’t even content for 12 posts then it’s not worthy of a real series.
All your help is greatly appreciated, please leave a comment here, on Facebook or reply to me on Twitter.