Why do we say time is money?
1 question, 3 ideas to discuss with your client:
“Smaller, sooner” is better than “larger, later” ...
Due to the way returns compound over many years, it’s more effective (and easier) to start investing small amounts earlier in life rather than trying to catch up later with larger amounts.
The right time to invest is… always
You can never guess when markets are going to rise or fall, so trying to “buy low” and “sell high” is foolhardy. A better strategy is to spread your risk over time by investing regularly, regardless of what the market is doing. This is known as systematic investing.
Investing is inventing your future
To get motivated to start investing, you should first identify the financial goals that are important to you: investing then becomes your way of achieving them.