Is there a point in your life where youâ€™ve received a good sum of money, probably from an incentive bonus or 13th cheque and you didnâ€™t quite know what to do about it? You were overwhelmed by all the purpose in the world so are you going to buy your favourite shoes or just go somewhere on holiday to relax and have fun?
Thinking of spending the money is quite a problem especially if you are looking at possibilities of investing it in some business ventures which will actually support your needs and even your wants (if the choosing is done properly) However, what if you do not know how to go about doing it?
Fearof putting your money in bad investmentsÂ lead to a tendency wherein you just hold on to it for as long as you desire, but the problem kicks in when you slowly shell it out for the different things that you need without realizing that it is slowly getting out of your hands until everything is gone. This usually happens to people who are so afraid of trying new things and are not brave enough to face the reality of life, which is unfortuanate I’m sad to say.
On the other hand, everybody must realise that in order to make your money grow we must consider gambling it somewhere in the industry ofÂ investment. All we need is proper knowledge on how to do it.
Invest in jewelry such as antiques and artÂ â€“ Investing in accessories with value and art collections is said to be one of the best way to invest your money. You may use a credit cardÂ but be careful not to overuse it. Buying some of these stuff simply gives you an investment whose price increases through years (especially the art collections and antique furniture)
Invest in pre-need plansÂ â€“ Investing for your future and for your loved ones is a wise kind of investment. College education for your children and secured retirement simply gives a worry-free future.
Invest in buying foreign currencyÂ â€“ This kind of investment is for those people who are always keeping a watch on the Rand/Dollar exchange rate. Buying Dollar/Euros when its value is low and wait for it until the price reaches a desirable value before reselling, is not a bad idea.
Invest in a businessÂ â€“ Starting your own business is the common kind of investment. Just make sure that research on the said business and good market strategy are on the top of the list before starting to work on it for a good return on investment.
Invest in real stateÂ â€“ Almost everyone knows that land property is the kind of limited commodity whose value increases every year. Investing in it gives you the option of entering a real estate business, land space for rent business and many more that all are sure to give a nice return on your investment.
Invest in stock marketÂ â€“ Entering the stock market is quite risky but fruitful for those who are good on the ups and downs of the stock market. A return of almost five times your invested money is possible as long as you are investing on the right stocks. A property study of the countryâ€™s current stock market status is advisable before engaging in it.
Invest in government bondsÂ â€“ Government is an institution that is always in need of money. So as a good citizen, this kind of investment is a way to help your country and receive a profit. Government will simply borrow your money and return it to you plus interest.
Invest in venture capitalsÂ â€“ Most starting companies are always in need of investors to fund a business expansion or simply starting a new one. Becoming a business investor is a good idea if you really want to engage in a big market and wanting a high investment return.
Invest in yourself buy paying your debtÂ â€“ Reducing your debt or simply paying all your debt is supposed to be the first on your list when you received a good amount of money. Paying those debtors will simply reduce your monthly problem of salary deductions and will automatically give you a chance to save more money for more important matters.