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Planning your investment: Step 4 - Know which investments are appropriate for you
Before you select any investment product, it is important that you understand how it works. Each asset is unique and has a different risk-return profile which you can invest in to realise...
Financial planning and life cycle strategies
The amount of money to be invested in various assets depends on: Your goals and needs - to buy a house, travel or retirement needs Your age at the time of investment - this will decide how much...
What is your risk profile?
When determining your risk profile, ask yourself the following questions: What stage are you at in your life? If you are young, generally, you can afford to take greater risks with a view to...
Where do I get financial advice? What are the sources of information on investment?
Getting financial advice There are a number of parties offering financial advice, e.g., banks, remisiers, financial planners or insurance agents depending on the types of investments involved....
How do I protect my interests?
For any investment you make, keep in mind the following tips: Understand the investment and the risks involved Select financial advisers carefully if you are engaging one. Ensure that they are...
What are the don'ts in investment?
There are some practices that you should avoid when making investment decisions to minimise the risk of making a loss: DO NOT borrow to invest. You should not take other people's money to invest...