Investing: Is it Really Worth the Risk?

Are you wondering whether investing is really worth the risk? Well, the simple answer depends on your goals, time frame and your financial situation. Yes, investing is a risk- its defining factor. The reason for investing your money is to make returns which will be higher than if you kept it in a bank.

However, investing does not mean you have to put your money into stocks and watch it go up and up forever and then you would have more money. But the stock market fluctuates and sometimes it goes down and then you have less money. That’s just the way it is and since you can’t time it, you have to get comfortable with it. You mostly run at a loss when you cash out after a market crash and if you don’t, you are more likely to come out with profits. Investing is not similar to gambling …