For some, the world of the sharemarket is shrouded in mystery and fear. The finance report on the news sounds like another language so it’s no wonder a lot of people think investing in shares is tricky and risky and therefore ‘not for them.’ However, with a bit of basic knowledge and understanding, investing in shares doesn’t have to be difficult and can make strong returns for you over the long term. Plus, as a woman, you already have an advantage – studies have shown that, on average, women make fewer and less frequent investment mistakes than men.
Most people get interested in stocks when everyone else is. The time to get interested is when no one else is.
Investment legend Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway