World Investor Week: Resources

Key Messages

 

A smart investor:

  • Verifies that an investment professional is licensed
  • Conducts research on a product before investing
  • Assesses the impact of fees when choosing an investment
  • Understands that risk exists in all investments
  • Avoids "get rich quick" and "can't lose" schemes
  • Recognizes the power of compound interest
  • Recognizes the importance of diversification
  • Plans for and invests according to his/her future needs and goals
  • Recognizes the benefit of long-term, regular and diversified investment