Top tips for investing in stocks

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Johannesburg –When it comes to investing in stocks, there are a few things you need to get right before deploying your hard-earned money to the markets.

You need to start with understanding the basics. This involves differentiating between investing and saving, say experts.

It’s important to make sure you are living within your means, said CFA and independent ETF strategist and advisor, Nerina Visser. “You can’t invest if you are not doing it with spare capacity. You need to ensure you don’t spend more than you earn.”

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