“I know the bank interest is pathetic and I should do something about it”

I often hear this from women I have spoken to. Yet there is also another voice at the back of their mind, “But what if I invest my money and ended up losing it instead?”

In our recent survey, we heard from women across various age groups about their challenges with investing. More than 60% of the participants have either considered investing but did not get started or have invested before but are no longer active. The top challenge cited by this group was the risk factor, the fear of losing money when they invest. If you face similar challenge, this article is for you.

The good news is that investing is not as scary as it seems, and there are ways to manage the investing risk so you can start building up your confidence.

Investing and Risk

Firstly, it’s important to understand …