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4 ways you can invest in 2020 with great return

Figuring out how to invest money can be a real challenge and very tasking.


And I’m sure you’ll agree with me when I say:


There’s certainly no shortage of information on investing available in this digital age.


However, too much information can be overwhelming.


Right?


That’s why we made a guide to help you get a solid grasp of investing. It’s the perfect resource for beginners who want to start investing money in order to reach their financial goals.

Here are ways you can invest with a great return


1. The Stock Market

The most common and arguably most beneficial place for an investor to put their money is into the stock market.


When you buy a stock, you will then own a small portion of the company you bought into.


When the company profits, they may pay you a portion of those profits in dividends based on how many shares of stock you own.


When the value of the company grows over time, so do the price of the shares you own, meaning that you can sell them at a later date for a profit.


Other investment options include:


2. Investment Bonds

When you purchase a bond, you are essentially loaning money to either a company or the government (for US investors, this is typically the US government, though you can buy foreign bonds as well).


The government or company selling you the bond will then pay you interest on the “loan” over the duration of the bond’s lifecycle.


Bonds are typically considered ‘less risky’ than stocks, however, their potential for returns is much lower as well.


3.Savings Accounts

By far, the least risky way (and probably the worst way) to invest your money is to put it in a savings account and allow it to collect interest.


However, as is usually the case, low risk means low returns. The risk when putting your money into a savings account is negligible, and typically, there are little to no returns.


Still, savings accounts play a role in investing as they allow you to stockpile a risk-free sum of cash that you can use to purchase other investments or use in emergencies so you don’t touch your other investments.


4.Real estate: Real estate is a way to diversify your investment portfolio outside of the traditional mix of stocks and bonds. It doesn’t necessarily mean buying a home or becoming a landlord — you can invest in REITs, which are like mutual funds for real estate, or through online real estate investing platforms like Fundrise, which pool investor money


As you learn to become an investor, you will begin to devote your limited resources to the things with the largest potential for returns. That may be paying down debt, going back to school, or fixing up a two-family house.

While investing can be risky, it’s best to just deal with that risk, because not investing can cost you a lot more money than losing a little money on a bad investment.

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