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3. Invest for Long Periods of Time

3. Invest for Long Periods of Time

Did you know that for any 10-year period between 1986 and 2019, you could have had an 87% chance of receiving positive returns?! 

By investing for the long term and repeatedly dripping money into your portfolio you gain compound interest. And this builds up over long periods to see great returns. 

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5. Use a Stocks and Shares ISA

By investing in stocks and shares ISA, you let your money grow tax-free. This means, all your profits will be completely yours. 

So, do some research and find the best deals. Those which allow a higher ISA allowance and give a well-diversified portfolio are the best to invest in. 

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4. Mitigate Your Risk

Even with a £1, you should be investing in a diverse number of areas and spreading your money across industries. This way, you balance out your investment portfolio and ensure lower risk when investing. 

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2. Try Drip Feed Investing

Try investing small amounts into the market at a time on a consistent basis. It could be as little as $10-$15 a week. By doing this, you are slowly growing your portfolio, but also minimising your risk. 

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1. Try Robo Investing

There are many digital investing services out there that will assists you in investing if you are a newbie. Before, there was a high barrier to entry for investing. But now, a website and digital assistant can guide you through the process. 

Do a quick search on Robo investing to learn more. 

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Investment explained

An investment is a gamble: instead of the security of guaranteed returns, you're taking a risk with your money. 

You can invest in Shares, Bonds, Funds, Government bonds (gilts), UK property market or even Farmland, Vintage cars, Wine, Fledgling technology, firms or art.

For most, investing means putting money in the stock market.

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Common investment questions

Two of the most common investment questions are "what do you invest in " and "what are the best investing strategies"?

The best investing strategies are where you can maximize your return while minimizing the risk.

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... is the trading of your money today for a lot more money in the future. It is a high yield over the long term.

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