Who says that a college student can’t start their investment? Yes, you can. Even though you don’t occupy any job at the moment and still continuing your education program at the moment, you still have the chance to start your investment.
The first thing that you should do is open an savings account on the bank or student union. It is the best way to save your money and get the interest before you have the sufficient fund to start your investment. Opening a savings account should be accompanied with discipline to your expenses. Arranging weekly budget as well as cutting your expenses is the best way to have more money on your balance. Make you weekly expenses list and find alternatives to lower the cost and ask yourself about your necessity and utilization purpose before purchasing a new stuff. When you already had sufficient fund to start your investment, explore your options. Investment on retirement programs, bonds, and mutual funds are three less risks of investments that you can start with less capital. The return might be lower, but it is good as a starter. You can renew your investment once you have gained your return. You are also able to join the young investor program on your faculty.
Do research. Even though you already had the sufficient fund to start your investment, it is highly recommended that you do adequate research on the investment types so that you can have better projection for your budget and possible return.