Thankfully, learning how to invest is simpler that most folks realize. You don't need to be an active trader to be a successful investor -- in fact, for those new to investing (and even for seasoned investors), it's probably best to keep your "money moves" at a minimum.
While the saying holds true that the best time to start investing was "yesterday," don't feel rushed into making investments that you don't fully understand.
Free Resource (Video, Article, Pod Cast or Other)
This blog post provides insight into the new criteria FICO will use to determine credit scores