The short answer is YES; of course it takes money to make money. To make money in the stock market, you must have money to make the initial stock purchases. Starting a business requires money to buy inventory, marketing materials, office space and equipment. Even lottery winners had to have the seed money required to buy the ticket. The only exceptions that come to mind are inheriting, stealing or finding money.
The ability to execute an idea
Great inventors and industrialists became great, not so much because of their ideas, but because of their ability to execute. This is the crucial aspect.
It Really Does Take Money to Make Money
Now before discouragement sets in, I want to stress that it doesn