August 19, 2016
To invest is to sacrifice your money or your time with the hope that it will grow or become more valuable. Investing is a popular topic of conversation among people who are saving for a special purpose such as retirement or a child's college education.
- Many Americans invest in stocks and bonds.
- People also invest in gold or in real estate.
- To invest wisely requires patience and a willingness to do research.
- It's not wise to invest in something you know nothing about.
- A person who invests in a company become a partial owner of that company.
- A person who makes an investment is called an investor. (The words "investment" and "investor" are nouns.)
- Have you ever made an investment?
- Some investments take years to pay off. (pay off = benefit from a profit)
- If you make a risky investment, you might lose all of your money.
- If you make a good investment, you might make a lot of money.
- A friend of mine made a bad investment and lost almost all of her money.
- The best time to begin investing is when you are very young. (The word "investing" is a gerund in this sentence.)
- Investing in your education is the best investment you can possibly make.
It's smart to do research before making an investment.
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