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Financial Times Guide to How the Stock Market Really Works, 5th Edition by Leo Gough

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14

Making investing part of your life

We have covered a lot of ground in this book, and as budding guerrilla investors there is much to consider before taking the plunge into investment. In this chapter we go back to basics and take another look at how and why you need to develop a set of good financial habits before starting to invest, and introduce the idea of ‘life stages’, which can help you to identify the real priorities in your long-term financial plans.

We look at:

  • Making and reviewing your financial plan
  • Taking into account the stages of life

Making and reviewing your financial plan

Most people hate doing it, but making a financial plan, sticking to it and updating it periodically is a very, very effective way of keeping your ...

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