You open an account at a brokerage firm. That account, once it has money in it, can then be used to buy shares in one or more mutual funds, or stocks, or bonds or a bunch of stuff.
There's other things you need to do like decide if the account will be for retirement and get some tax recognition for that or not. There's even more stuff than that, but I make sure to eat elephants one bite at a time.
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