Introduction to investing

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Term 2

(Person Economics)

By Ashley M


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Title Page 1

Contents Page 2

What this report aims to give you 3

Introduction to investing 3

Different Types of investments 3

Definitions of those investments 4

What we have to invest with 4

Shares + BHP information 5

BHP Continued 6

Property 7

Property Continued 8

Managed Funds 9

Managed Funds Continued 10

Superannuation 11

Fixed Interest 12

Collectables 13

Summary 14

Bibliography 15

End page 16

Introduction to Investing

What this report aims to give you:

By reading this report you are taking the first step to a better future. The aim of this report is to give you enough options to invest in so that by the time you retire you will have enough money to live comfortably. This report consists of a number of ways to invest your money and give you a profitable outcome.


What is investing?

Definition of investing: the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit.

There are many types of investing and a lot of different ways to do it but the end goal is to turn a small amount of money into a large amount of money over a short amount of time. Now there a many ways to do this and in this report we're going to list a few to help you start making money and hopefully make you rich.

Different types of Investments:

There are many different types of investing and a lot of different ways of doing it.

The main ones and the ones we are going to be looking at today are:



Managed Funds


Fixed Interest Bank Accounts



Shares: Shares represent ownership in part of a company. When you...