July 21, 2017

Top 5 Investment Strategies No One Has Told You About

It’s true – everyone seems to have their own opinion on the best way to invest and why. However, the best investment method looks different for each and every individual investor. In this article, we’ll go over five of the top strategies for investing; keeping in mind that everyone is unique and has different financial circumstances.

  1. Define your investment mission and goals
  2. You will want your goals to be smart and actionable, with a time stamp attached to them. Having clear investing goals is the first strategy towards success. It’s often helpful to break down your investment missions into both short-term and long-term goals.

  3. Find an investment vehicle of choice
  4. After you’ve set your investment mission, it will be much easier to find a vehicle to help you reach those goals. Whether it’s a Dallas IRA, 401Ks, college savings, etc., there are plenty of options depending on your current finances.

  5. Open an investment account
  6. An investment account is the next strategy you will use to reach your goals. In many cases, opening an account simply requires some basic information, signing a few forms, and transferring funds. How easy and wonderful is that?

  7. Monitor and adapt your goals over time
  8. As your investments move forward, it’s important to be aware of each one’s status, progress, and future directions. If something is not working for you, it is important to take action. Ultimately, this will lead to an investment that best meets your expectations.

  9. Start investing
  10. Simply stated, the act of investing is a strategy in and of itself. Without investing, you will never meet your goals.

It’s been said that “if you do not start saving until you’re 45, you’ll need to save as much as three times if you start at 25.”

According to the Investment Company Institute (ICI), approximately $21.1 trillion in investments occurred in 2016 alone. The possibilities are endless; however, using appropriate strategies is the key to financial success.

We make financial strategies simple here at Exemplify Financial. If you have questions, or if you’d like more information on investing, feel free to contact us. We are here to help and would love to see you in person if you’re in the Dallas, Texas area!

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