Best long-term investment
The most profitable investment in the long term is in the stock market
It historically outperformed all other investments
Beyond real estate, and without all its constraints
You can get your money quickly if you want
It allows to diversify by sectors (industry, health, environment, telecom …)
by geographical zones
by types of assets (stocks, indexes, bonds, commodities …)
This chart compares the evolution of the S&P500 index and the real estate, between 1987 and 2013, you clearly see in spite of the strong fluctuations, the performance of the stock market is clearly superior.
These fluctuations can be neutralized and the curve can be smoothed as you will see later
This one compares the average returns of differents financial assets over a period of more than two centuries, stock market is, again, largely above.
You understand now the need to have a well diversified portfolio
To capitalize to the maximum and benefit from compound interest, the ideal is to make this investment over a long period, several years or even decades
With a large capital, you can use these portfolios to generate good passive income
By saving and reinvesting regularly on these portfolios, you can accelerate things strongly and the final capital can be really impressive