Though DIY investing is a favorite here, many (most?) folks consider investing as a task that they could not possibly tackle themselves.
Dr. Bernstein is often quoted as writing, "Dieting and investing are both simple, but neither is easy."
If you do not feel capable of reading a few good books on the subject, and do not mind sharing your investment wealth with others, by all means seek out the services of an advisor.
Part-Owner of Texas
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. Groucho Marx
In dire need of: faster horses, younger woman, older whiskey, more money.