Pinpointing the ideal moment to buy or to enter the market is
extremely difficult. The financial markets can fluctuate
significantly at any time, and that has an impact on the value of your
But does this volatility generate such a serious risk that it is better not to invest at all?
Below we examine how shares have performed in three different indices over the past 25 years. In this example, we only discuss shares because their prices fluctuate most and that has the biggest impact on your return. However, when you invest, you can choose from a wide range of different investment products.
Investing is rightly referred to as being made-to-measure:
your aim is to achieve a balance between the targeted return and
choosing investments that are in your comfort zone. When you
start out investing, be sure to keep some money on your savings
account as a buffer. In that way, you always have enough in
reserve to meet any unexpected expenses, without having to tap into