Today the investment industry is permanently forming new investment services and creating products. That is why many people who intend to invest and get as possible more gain decide which investments are best for them? What are the best types of investments that can use? In nowadays there is a big number of investment options competing for earned savings. Which types of investments you will select? From what point you begin? And finally, are you fit of investment types knowledge?

In this submitted below list we would like to introduce with main types of investments and divide possible options into three conditional groups: Growth, Fixed Income and Hybrid.

Group of Growth investments:

  • Mutual Funds
  • Common Shares
  • Segregated Mutual Funds
  • Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
  • Group of Fixed Income investments:
  • Bonds and Debentures
  • Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs)
  • Preferred Shares
  • Group of Hybrid investments:
  • Convertible Bonds
  • Split-Shares
  • Capital Trust Securities

All of these investment types has the basic grounds that you should understand their main features and characteristics. If you have a fundamental knowledge of investing or investment types you can narrow your spotlight to those investment types that can be useful in order to achieve your financial aspirations.

Certainly, this list is not claim/pretend to be absolutely right, here written main types only. In addition, you can try to group the types into long-term investments or short-term investments as well as low risk or high risk investments. Good luck choosing your best type!