Building Savings Investment Options. Objectives. Explain the Difference Between Saving and Investing Identify Types of Investments. Investments. Saving money is setting aside money for future use. Investing money is the use of money to make more money. Investments.
How do you make money from investments?
A security that represents ownership in a corporation. If you own stock, you own a piece or "share" of that company.
Prices of stock vary greatly.
A certificate which is evidence of a debt on which the issuer (corporations and federal, provincial and municipal governments) promises to pay the holder a specified amount of interest for a specified length of time, and to repay the loan on its maturity.
A professionally-managed collection of money that an investment company invests in stocks, bonds and other products. These funds offer the advantages of diversification and professional management.
What do you think will be the biggest investment many of you will make in your lifetime?