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Here are steps to invest your money smartly and increase your profits

 If you are interested in investing, you should discover its concept, and what are the exact steps that you should follow to improve the profits of your investments.

The Spanish magazine "Athlo Fathelamente" said that the investment process is based only on saving money, which means that you will not have to get a second job, and you will not need to work extra hours to increase your potential income.

You can invest through stocks, bonds, mutual funds or real estate, and investing in the beginning does not require a lot of money.

Here are steps to invest your money smartly and increase your profits

tidy your money:

It is necessary to verify your money before investing, and in addition to the cost of living, your ability to invest may be affected by the payment process through credit card balances and outstanding loans, but in any case you do not need a lot of money to start investing, but it is important to know the total amount that you have to save .

Learn the basics:

Although it is not necessary to know the ABCs of investments, it is advisable to know the basic terms with which you can make the best decisions, the results of a hasty investment can be harmful and lead to the loss of your money or your savings.

First start by understanding the transactions of stocks, bonds and investment funds, and where the differences lie between them, and learning about financial theories - such as improving the performance of the investment portfolio, diversification and market efficiency, in addition to reading books and educational programs - are great starting points.

Set goals:

After knowing your budget and understanding the basics of financing, it is time to define your investment goals, and it is clear that all investors are trying to make money, but the difference between them is based on the diversity of their backgrounds and different needs, and when you define your goal, you will be able to understand the most appropriate investment method for you, for example: If you are looking to Saving for retirement Perhaps the most logical thing is to use a tax-deferred savings account.

Determine your risk tolerance:

You should know how much risk you will face before deciding which investments are right for you, high-risk investments offer higher returns, while low-risk investments offer lower rates of return, and in an ideal scenario, the goal of any investor is to have a high-return investment portfolio with the least possible risk Your tolerance for risk will vary based on your age, income requirements, and financial goals you want to achieve.

Find your investment style:

The magazine explained that after knowing your risk tolerance and goals, it is time to define your investment style. If you are trying to invest for the first time, you may see that your goals and risk tolerance do not match, 

for example if you are looking for safety it is better to take a more conservative approach to investing. But if you are a very aggressive investor, you will definitely invest between 80 and 100% of your money in stocks.

Know the costs:

If you know the costs of investing, you will be able to discover the reasons that can reduce your investment returns.

Stock brokers often charge commissions, so for investors who start with a simple investment, a discount broker is usually the best option because the commission they will charge is small, but if you will invest through mutual funds remember that they also charge an administration fee.

Choose your investments:

It's time to decide which investments will be part of your investment portfolio, and if your investment style is conservative, your portfolio will consist mostly of low-risk securities (Treasury bonds and money market funds) that generate income, and if you do not want individual stocks or bonds, you can choose mutual funds or Listed funds.

You need to review your investment portfolio after developing your asset allocation strategy, and the asset weights may have changed throughout the year, due to the fact that the market value of different securities within your portfolio has changed, and this can be easily adjusted by rebalancing.


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