Here in the Middle East, there’s a serious lack of literacy around investing. In fact, over the years I’ve collected a list of top excuses against investing. Yes, I dare to call them excuses, not reasons. In this post, we rip these myths to shreds.
Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. This is a very well-known saying, especially in investing. If you put all your effort or assets (the eggs) in one place (the basket) and fail, then the consequences of failure are catastrophic.
A good investment portfolio should do a few things right. Failure to do any one of these things means the portfolio is not truly achieving your investment needs.
By the end of this post you will have a pretty solid understanding about where to look for ETFs, how to judge them, and how to pick them to suit your particular investment goals.