The first question that comes to mind is - "Invest in what?"

When it comes to investing, the first question that comes to mind is - "Invest in what?" Every investor has his or her own appetite for risk and any rash and an untimely decision can prove to be costly. This is because you need to choose from several asset classes having varying degrees of volatility and risk-return potential. Therefore, one has to weigh the pros and cons before zeroing in on an asset class to invest in. 

Over a longer period of time Equity gives a better return than any other asset class. Fixed Deposit being the worst as post-tax return on FD is even not sufficient to beat the inflation. Equity may look risky over short periods, but over ten, twenty or thirty years, it’s the only way to earn enough for a comfortable future. And unless one is willing to devote a lot of time and efforts to research, the best way to invest in equity is through equity mutual fund.

Mutual funds allow investors to pool their money for a diversified selection of securities, managed by a professional fund manager. Mutual Fund offers various benefits to investors.