Where to invest your money (to earn, not lose)

"How to make your money work 'for you'? — this question keeps many people awake.Especially for those who earn above average. One of the most widely advertised ways to invest money is to invest in stocks. But with this method, not everything is as simple as we would like — the risk of getting a significant loss (or even losing the entire amount invested) is too high.A gun in the hands of a monkey A good investment should be diligently learned, just like any other complex skill. Otherwise, your investment will become a "gun in the hands of a monkey" - an object that is useless and, at times, life-threatening. Harv Ecker's catchphrase immediately comes to mind: "Money is money." result, wealth is the result, health is the result, illness is the result, your weight is the result. We live in a world of cause and effect. The lack of money is just a symptom of what's going on inside." So, follow Darwin's notorious monkey, step on the path of evolution and turn into a Homo sapiens Investor (that is, a Reasonable investor).WHERE TO INVEST YOUR MONEY (TO EARN, NOT LOSE) The following basic rules for investing money will help you stay with the money and get a decent income from your investments: 1) When you buy a stock, you become co-owner of the businessTherefore, carefully choose the company in whose shares you are going to invest your money. After a short reflection, you will understand that it is better to buy shares of very large companies that have been successfully operating in the market for many years (and have a clear competitive advantage). advantage). And that it is better to stay away from small companies and start-UPS. Which, as statistics show, do not live very long. 2) the Stock market is subject to strong fluctuations And you should be prepared for this fact in advance. To always think rationally, and not go on about your emotions at the sight of the collapse in financial markets (as it happened, most recently, as recently as this spring). We know that stock price declines are quite common. Also, we know that the stock market has always recovered after landslides.Therefore, I recommend that you take a sharp decline in the quote as a "Christmas sale" — and with great pleasure buy good shares of good issuers with good discounts.At least that's what I always do! 3) Financial reserve For in order to participate in such "tasty" sales, it is important to have a decent supply of money ready. (A small hint: While you are contemplating your investment, set aside 10-20% of the received amount for the upcoming year). dividends and rosy profits). Otherwise, you won't be