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Investing is a long-term play

Investing is a long-term play

  • Investing is most commonly thought of as an attempt to profit on transactions, stocks, or assets.
  • Often, there is a “safety first” approach, as the most conservative-minded investors will trade off higher returns in exchange for reduced risk.
  • Safe investments can include bonds, buying property, loans to low-risk borrowers, or investing in blue-chip stocks.


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Passive Investing

Passive Investing

  • To ensure the highest margin of safety, choose an investment that gives consistent returns.
  • The most conservative investor will avoid short-term market volatility by investing in assets over the


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Speculation is not Gambling

Speculation is not Gambling

  • Just because speculation carries a higher risk doesn’t mean it’s all gambling, however.
  • The same level of scrutiny and research that’s applied in long-term investment...


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Know your risk appetite

Know your risk appetite

  • Know the difference between low-risk and high-risk investments.
  • Knowing your own risk tolerance.
  • Your risk tolerance depends on your age, fin...


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Warren buffett

“I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.”



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Speculation is focused on short-term gains

Speculation is focused on short-term gains

  • Speculation follows the saying: “With great risk comes great reward”
  • Speculation is the act of putting money into investments that have a higher probability of failure, while also sometimes paying off with a big reward.


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Investing and Speculating

Investing and Speculating

  • Difference between investing and speculation is a matter of risk tolerance, with speculation being closer to gambling.
  • The truth is that there’s no clear cut line between them, as all investing carries risk.
  • Still, there are differences wort...


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Risk is a spectrum

Risk is a spectrum

  • The difference between investing or speculating, is not about what you buy, but why you buy—and that varies for people based on their financial goals.
  • For example, a low-income earner near retirement won’t want to chase a short-term upswing. In cont...


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