We all dream of being successful investors and being able to enjoy the benefits of the money we have earned. So when it comes to investing your hard earned money, you will want to be sure that you take the necessary steps to protect your investment. This starts with learning about some simple steps you can employ in order to help your investing strategies to provide you with successful results.
First, be sure that you are thinking long term when it comes to making investments. Realize that there are very few cases of people earning large sums of money quickly (and legally) through investing, but many cases of people who have become millionaires by investing their money long-term. These people also know that they cant react to short-term fluctuations in the market. They need to expect them, and understand that if they are investing regularly, then those dips in the market will recover.
This is related to the second key, which is to invest continuously. By investing regularly and consistently, you are able to take advantage of compounded interest to achieve amazing growth in your funds. But you are also able to take advantage of dollar cost averaging which means that during those dips in the market mentioned above, the dollars that you are investing are actually able to buy more because prices are lower. Then when the market recovers, you have actually gained more shares than you could have if the market had never dipped.
Stock investing is tough enough when you have to deal with the specifics of a company and an industry. When you throw politics into the equation it becomes a whole new ball game. Now stock investing can be a crap shoot at best. Let’s take a look at what’s going on currently, and you decide. First let’s look at a little history.
For the better part of 50 years, the drug industry has been nothing short of a fabulous stock investment. Whether it was Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Merck, or any one of a dozen other drug companies that developed into giants, you would have made a killing with these stocks. One of these companies Johnson and Johnson is the best performing publicly traded stock of the last 100 years with a compounded growth history surpassing 15% per year.
It was a simple concept, but yet difficult to execute. These companies created drugs and then marketed them via advertising to a captive audience of doctors, and their captive audience the patients. As a stock investment, the industry was basically unsurpassed. The reason is that every other high tech investment as a rule had a longevity of about 7 years. Technology can obsolete technology very easily as you know.
Investing in gas & oil investments is all about reducing your risk, and spreading-out your investment funds, or diversifying in as many new prospective oil & gas wells as possible while building a portfolio of new commercially productive wells. You need to be able to do this while taking advantage of the opportunities to invest in many fields as practical.
Your goal should be to own working interest, or have direct participation in mulitiple lease hold interests within several, or many areas of mutual interest. In our business, these lease hold interests, are located within what are called Area’s of Mutual Interest (AMI).
You must of course find and trust the right operators, company, or companies, who you can then invest with to achieve a successful outcome, plus, in almost all instances, do not invest with a company unless it is registered & licensed with the NASD, and whose brokers are licensed and registered in your state of residence as well.
There are many tricks and techniques that can help improve your knowledge when it comes to dealing with investing in real estate. There are new ways and methods of doing things and handling situations that are worth learning about. Knowledge about the most recent types of financing can be of great help. However, there are six basic principles about real estate investing that you need to know about. The principles are
1 Relationship building
2 Understanding the numbers
Real estate investing and acquisition is a very lucrative opportunity.
There are how to courses, books, and other information you must master in order to succeed. But there really is two secrets that can help make Real Estate Acquisition so much easier.With these two secrets, you will be able to invest with confidence, and obtain maximum profits every time.
Let’s start with secret number one:
Take Action…or the success mindset. This sounds easy, but then why are only 10% of the world’s adult population millionaires then?