Everyone has a different idea of what money means to them. Having a financial plan can help you get where you want to be.
Your financial plan should take into account any current investments, your knowledge of financial markets, your tolerance for risk, how much you plan to invest and your overall investment objectives.
Set personal investment goals
Start by taking some time to set out your investment goals. Look at the big picture. How do you see yourself down the road? Set financial goals by writing down what you want to accomplish and by when.
Investing Basics: Getting Started (PDF) – Get important tips to help you get started or to sharpen your investing knowledge.
Working with an Adviser (PDF) – You may want to work with a professional to set your goals and complete a financial plan. Learn how to choose a financial adviser and make the most of the relationship.