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Responsible Investing

Responsible investing is the cornerstone of a safe, secure financial life.
Updated: Sep 26, 2022

On this page, we’ve compiled a list of important guidelines to help you make sound investment decisions, and we also provide a selection of resources to help you learn more about the impacts of irresponsible investing.

  • Don’t invest more than you can afford to lose – investments can be difficult to liquidate. Make sure you always have money available for emergencies.
  • Be cautious with leverage and shorting – with any investment that involves borrowing (short-selling and leverage), be aware that downside potential can be unlimited. Manage your risk carefully.
  • Unregulated brokers and exchanges – avoid unlicensed service providers wherever possible. When dealing with regulated platforms, your interactions are protected by financial laws.
  • Know the impacts of irresponsible investing – risking too much capital can damage your family’s financial situation, your mental health, and your credit score. If you are in excessive debt, seek help now.

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Invezz is a place where people can find reliable, unbiased information about finance, trading, and investing – but we do not offer financial advice and users should always carry out their own research. The assets covered on this website, including stocks, cryptocurrencies, and commodities can be highly volatile and new investors often lose money. Success in the financial markets is not guaranteed, and users should never invest more than they can afford to lose. You should consider your own personal circumstances and take the time to explore all your options before making any investment. Read our risk disclaimer >

James Knight
Editor of Education
James is a lead content editor for Invezz. He's an avid trader and golfer, who spends an inordinate amount of time watching Leicester City and the… read more.