Are you looking to invest for the first time? Unless you have talked to an expert, you usually won’t know how to get started.

Here are a few basic tips to help you.

1. Do not invest money you need

Investing may sound great, but you must remember that it’s not always guaranteed to work. Make sure that if you are willing to invest in something, use money that you do not need because there could be a chance that you will lose it all.

2. Purchasing stock all at once

Another tip is to split all your investments over several purchases and not all at once. this will protect you from any price drops due to bad earnings that may hurt share prices.

The best way to do it is to split up your initial investment target into three amounts and purchase shares 30 days apart.

3. Buy and own stocks you know and understand

For beginners, the best way to choose stocks is to invest in a business you know.

It is difficult to work with stocks if you know nothing about what you’re investing in.

4. Visiting a Financial Adviser

If you still think you can’t do this by yourself, then seeing a financial can be a big help.

Not only will they give you more tips about investing but they can also help you choose what to invest in.

If you have any questions regarding investing, please call us on (07)3806 4484 or email us at gday@hannans360.com.au.