Be careful, bad investments still exist

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When it comes to investment, one needs to be very careful as there are thousands of investments available in the market. Most people invest to get a secured future but they fail to have a clear idea on the product they want to buy.

In every investment, you cannot expect fun and make money. You should know that each financial product has its own pros and cons, and that bad investments are still in there. John Kendel, financial expert, give tips on how one can prevent losing money on bad investments.

Decide on the amount of risk you can take

Understand that every investment product has its own risk. Majority of the investments which can bring more benefits are usually risky in nature. Do not put all your money in a high risk investment so try it first by investing a minimum amount of money.

Moreover if you are a nervous person then it is good to avoid high risk investments as anything can happen to your money anytime. Always get investing advice from professionals before you invest your hard earned money on any financial products. Completely analyse the pros and cons of a product before you invest your money.

Stay updated with different financial products

If you want to know the latest financial products and its benefits, then you must regularly read financial news and finance magazines. Always have a look on the quarterly and annual reports of corporate firms especially if you are interested in investing on stock market.

Never buy stocks from industries you are not familiar with, as it usually leads to loss of money. Do not put all your hard-earned money on a single stock. Make sure you compare one with others and invest in the best.

Keep an eye on any fading investment

Fading investments like buying gold offer you good returns but regularly watch out for the variations. Direction can change at any time, so always stay updated.

Have some money in reserve

Never put all your money on different investment plans, save some money for any emergency.

Tax advantages

Whenever you invest money, ask whether that specific financial product offers you tax benefits. There are various financial products that allow you to enjoy tax benefits consistently.



Source: Businessdayonline
 

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