Identify the best ways to invest your money. Financial management may also include investing whatever money that you can. The best methods of investing income will depend on your situation and preferences, the risks you are willing to take and the time you have to manage your investments. Talk with a financial planner or other investment professional to learn more about investment options and risks.
- The following are some common types of investments, generally listed in order of increasing risk to the investor:
- Certificates of deposit (CDs) and money market funds
- Bonds and bond funds
- Real property investments
- Stocks and stock funds