Investment

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In an economic sense, an investment is the purchase of goods that are not consumed today but are used in the future to create wealth. In finance, an investment is a monetary asset purchased with the idea that the asset will provide income in the future or appreciate and be sold at a higher price. ‘Saving’ is not the same as ‘investing’.

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OUTstanding money: Saving and investing are not the same

Related terms in this Glossary:

TFSA (Tax Free Savings Account)

Portfolio

Assets