Our Instincts play a big role in our investment decisions. Often, these instincts are based on our perceptions rather than on information available to us. Today, we have far greater access to information through print, television and internet media, yet our minds are trapped in age old investment myths.
The Government of India 8 per cent Savings Bonds, 2003 (taxable) scheme is another instrument suitable for investors seeking returns that are fixed and assured. GOI Savings Bonds may not be terrific investment option if you are looking for capital appreciation or a substantial margin over inflation.
Now that you are ready to invest for your retirement, it is important to understand where to invest. Each type of investment has distinct advantages and disadvantages, and because each tends to behave differently in different types of economic mood swings, any long-term investor’s portfolio should be broadly diversified.