Investing properly is very important—and also very confusing, hard to get right, risky, and completely puzzling for most people. That’s why wealth management services and investment consultants are popular, no? But there are quite a few basic investment tips that I’ve often heard repeated, sometimes even by finance experts. So, below you can find, in no particular order, some of the most common investment information I’ve gathered… (For actual investment advice, though, I’d suggest you consult an actual expert… ^^)
Property and real estate remain some of the best investment choices; although you will need quite a bit of capital and a fair amount of knowledge concerning property values.
On a related note, apartments can also become solid investment options. Renting out apartments has proven to be quite profitable…
Still reigning supreme as the number one option for investment in Indonesia: mutual funds. You can start investing with as little as a hundred thousand
Bonds are also popular, including amongst foreign investors.
Investing in stock can be quite profitable, but only if you’re planning on long-term investments. Think 10 years vs. 3-4 for bonds. If you do go the stock route, buy from at least 5 companies.
The year 2013 hasn’t been kind to gold. After a 12 year rise, gold prices are sliding down, and some experts believe that it won’t be coming up anytime soon.
Collectibles can also be turned into a profitable investment instrument. But this requires an in-depth familiarity with the items in question. This path requires that you are able to judge the rarity and probable value of specific items.