4 H A P T
I OWN THAT COMPANY!
ow that you have started saving your money, the ques- tion becomes where to invest it. Although you should have a financial plan from your financial advisor, it’s important that you know some things about investing. In this chapter and the following three chapters, we discuss stocks, mutual funds, annuities, bonds, cash, and REITS. Most people want to make money as quickly as possible. Still, your risk tolerance, time frame, and objectives must be taken into account before deciding which types of investments are right for you. Your objective should also be to get the highest total, after-tax rate of return you can get within your risk tolerance. N