This post is for you. Yes, you, who sent me that e-mail yesterday asking me whether it would be a good timing to start investing in the stock market right now.
I understood from your mail that you have not started to invest anything in the stock market. All savings are in FD and you are – figuratively spoken – sitting on the fence waiting to deploy your savings into the “risky stock market” or maybe not.
I believe this is a common scenario for many (most of them unfortunately being also non-readers of financial blogs; but that is challenge on a totally different level). Thus, I decided to share my thoughts on your query in a post:
- To beat inflation and to grow your nest egg sustainably the chosen asset class has to deliver a long-term return above inflation rate. Fixed Deposits certainly don’t. Nor does cash. You can’t …