You can invest your money in different types of Investment instruments. These instruments can be financial or non-financial in nature. There are many factors that affect your choice of investment. Millions of Indians buy fixed deposits, post office savings certificates, stocks, bonds or mutual funds, purchase gold, silver, or make similar investments. They all have a reasons for investing their money. Some people want to supplement their retirement income when they reach the age of 60, while others want to become millionaires before the age of 40.
Investment means putting some thing, often money to any things such as, shares, funds, businesses that will return some profit or interest in future. Many of us confuse investment with saving, however there is a clear difference between saving and investment.