Author friend, welcome to Wealthy Author Wednesday, where, on behalf of The ILEAD Company®, I will assist you with strategies of how to obtain passive income from book idea reception throughout the raising of your book baby.
Most authors publish books but struggle to make a living from their books. Today’s lets focus on how the very little you may obtain or the abundance that you gather from your books can enable money to work for you. Yes. Investing my friend!
Investing Basics – What Are Your Authorship Investment Goals
When it comes to investing, many first time investors want to jump right in with both feet. Unfortunately, very few of those investors are successful. Investing in anything requires some degree of skill. It is important to remember that few investments are a sure thing ñ there is the risk of losing your money!
Before you jump right in, it is better to not only find out more about investing and how it all works, but also to determine what your goals are. What do you hope to achieve with your investments? Will you be funding a college education? Buying a home? Retiring? Before you invest a single penny, really think about what you hope to achieve with that investment. Knowing what your goal is will help you make smarter investment decisions along the way!
Too often, people invest money with dreams of becoming rich overnight. This is possible, but it is also rare. It is usually a very bad idea to start investing with hopes of becoming rich overnight. It is safer to invest your money in such a way that it will grow slowly over time, and be used for retirement or a child’s education. However, if your investment goal is to get rich quick, you should learn as much about high-yield, short term investing as you possibly can before you invest.
Wise Counsel & Planning As an Investor
You should strongly consider talking to a financial planner before making any investments. Your financial planner can help you determine what type of investing you must do to reach the financial goals that you have set. He or she can give you realistic information as to what kind of returns you can expect and how long it will take to reach your specific goals.
Again, remember that investing requires more than calling a broker and telling them that you want to buy stocks, bonds or even gold. It takes a certain amount of research and knowledge about the market if you hope to invest successfully.
I started my research with precious metals like gold HERE. Feel free to learn more and start with very little money as well.
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