Investments, shares and private equities are not usually top of the curriculum in your average high school and so the investment world can appear unnatural and overwhelming. With limited knowledge of the stock market, most people are apprehensive about taking a risk with their hard-earned cash.
Just how risky is it? We’ve put together some of the frequently asked questions for people starting out in the stock market:
1. Where do I start?
Spend time researching and learn about investing. There is a wealth of information online, become familiar with the basics before you make a financial commitment.
2. How much shall I invest?
Set yourself an investment goal and be realistic about your personal financial situation.
3. Who will manage my investment portfolio?