What is investing?

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There’s a difference between saving and investing. Saving is to protect money you’ve already made. That’s boring. Investing is a way to use your money to make even more money. That’s sexy. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to put your money to work. In this article we explain how.

What is a stock exchange?

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You can invest in a physical asset, like starting a business or franchise, but this usually requires big money upfront. Investing in shares on a stock exchange is also a way to become a business owner, and it’s a lot less money and effort since other people run the business.

Long-term savings goals

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Whether your goal is financial independence by retirement or before, long term savings are how you get there. Long-term savings differ from short term, because the amount you need is so much larger. When it comes to long-term financial goals, the money you’ve saved must also work.