10 things to know
- Before you get started, set some investment goals
- Save and invest now!
- Invest early to beat inflation and to benefit from compounding
- Invest consistently
- Balance risk and return
- Invest in different products, not just one!
- Avoid high fees
- Do NOT sell in panic
- Do NOT take on debt to invest
- Beware of scams
- Quiz: Investing 101
Save and invest now!
Start by saving at least 5-10% of your salary! The day your salary comes in, take aside 5-10% of the total and save it. If you earn RM2,500, then you put aside RM125-250 or whatever you can afford to start with.