Many people hiring managers are paying too much for little or no value-added investment advice. You do not want to be the typical individual investor, who is buying when the market is nearing a peak, and you would be better off to sell, or selling when the market is nearing a bottom, and you would be better off to buy. Individuals are a contrary indicator! Avoid that with passive investing with ETFs.
For more, see the trilogy:
Start your investment plan – now! Your future portfolio will thank you (part I of ETF investing) see https://millennialsmny.wordpress.com/2015/05/18/start-your-investment-plan-now-your-future-portfolio-will-thank-you/
Invest passively, using index funds, so you save fees. Your portfolio will thank you now (part II of ETF investing) see https://millennialsmny.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/invest-passively-using-index-funds-so-you-save-fees-your-portfolio-will-thank-you-now/
And soon to come, You have accepted passive investing for market returns, now buy a diverse set of EFTs – you set up your portfolio and can sleep until you rebalance next year! (part II of ETF investing)
The Millennials-Money website will have “how to” steps, so you can setup a passive portfolio, avoid the fees, and end up better off in the future.