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Is investing right for me?

Your wealth can help create a better life for you and those you care about. You can do more than save it – investing is a way to grow and secure your wealth for the future.

Financial self-assessment

If you've built up a large amount of money or have excess cash at the end of every month, the question you might ask yourself is, should I keep the cash or invest it?

  • Keeping your cash is a secure choice but inflation may make your money worth less over time. 
  • When investing, you're using your funds to potentially earn more. Unlike savings, there's no guarantee you will get back your initial investment or a guaranteed return. You may initially suffer a loss. All investments include an element of risk, so it is essential to weigh the risk against the benefits.


You might be interested in investing for different reasons - growing your money, staying ahead of inflation, or securing a larger inheritance for your children. Here’s a quick guide to see whether investing could be right for you.

Investing could be right for you if you're:

  • Looking for higher returns than a savings account
  • Able to cover any emergencies with cash savings
  • Willing to take on some level of risk for a potential reward
  • Happy to keep your money locked away in investments for a certain period of time 
  • Aware of how much risk you're comfortable taking

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