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Subject:  What are your thoughts? Date:  8/13/2007  7:48 PM
Author:  IWANTSOMEGREEN Number:  58855 of 78166

What up Fools

I'm 22, a recent college grad, and basically don't know where to start as far as investing. This is what I'm thinking...Feel free to lend some advice.

I have opened two accounts with Sharebuilder. One individual and one Roth IRA. I'll start with the Roth. I am thinking about putting 1,000 in the Roth right now, and 250 month to get to the max 4,000. Sharebuilder automatic investments are $4, and they charge a $25 IRA mainteance fee. Now, if I subscribe to the Standard monthly plan (which costs $12 a month, but is offered for $99 for a year subscription) I get