Why People are Afraid to Invest in Stock Market?

Posted by Grace under Investing on October 6, 2015

Do you know the reasons why people are afraid to invest in stock market? The common reasons why many people are afraid to invest their money in the stock market because of lack of financial education. But, lack of financial education isn’t only the reasons why they are afraid to put their hard-earned money through stock market investing. Maybe they preferred the other types of investments.

1. People aren’t interested to invest in stock market.

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There are many people who aren’t interested in investing. They have no plan to invest their money. All they know is to make money, work hard forever, but make their money work for them, they don’t know how to make it happen.

Other reasons why people aren’t interested in putting their money in stocks is because they love to take low risk such as bonds and savings.

2. People are afraid to invest in stock market because of risks.

The risks involved. Stock market investing is rewarding, but mind you, it’s not for you if you can’t afford to take high risks. The word “high risk, high rewards” can apply in stock market investing.

3. People don’t know how to invest in the stock market.

It is because they don’t know how to invest in the stock market. Of course they will become so afraid to invest in stock market because they don’t know what to do or how to do it.

4. They aren’t familiar with stock market investing.

Even how does the stock market works can’t simply imagine by many people. If you are one of them, read these popular article related to this topic;

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5. They don’t want to lose money.

They think first they lose money. They don’t have the right mindset. They think stock market is like a monster who will just eat up their hard-earned money. They don’t want to lose money, but on the other hand they want to become rich.

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