About Investing

What is Investing?
An investment is something you buy hoping it will increase in value and that you will be able to sell it in the future at a higher price and make a profit. If you are buying an antique or oil painting, then this investment is an asset you hope to sell at a later date at an increased value. If this is not the intention of your purchase, then it is not strictly speaking an investment. It’s simply a purchase.

This principle applies to all types of purchases whether equipment, shares, or property, or other assets. Make sure you learn about the background involved in investing. Talk to a good financial adviser or investment consultant before outlaying any cash. A good adviser will guide you on an investment, but of course you will have to make the final decision after weighing up all the advantages and disadvantages of that particular investment. It is very important to set down a plan to invest and then start it.

Are Investments Risky?
Everything to do with money or finances involves some risk. ...

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