Finding out how to run an investment fund would be a great way to get friends into the stock market. Investing is always easier with a group, spreading risk is always better than absorbing all of the financial loss if any. With group investing there is more than one opinion, giving more thought to any decision.
- Get friends, family and neighbors together but do not rule out any other interested parties trying to make money. There may be a friend of a friend that would like to participate in this cost sharing venture.
- Provide information on stocks, bonds and any other financial items that might be available to invest funds in. Good penny stock newsletters are a good source of finding investments. Watch the investment closely and don’t expect gigantic changes. If the group cannot afford the loss do not invest, stocks can go either way. Discuss any investments with all of the members.
- Find out what the majority of members are interested in. Occasionally invest funds in lesser endeavors, some investments are simply safer.
- Decide upon the amount of money that will be paid into the investment fund by each member every month. Decide what amount is affordable for the group.
- Organization is required to run an investment fund, make sure all of the paperwork is in proper order so legal issues will be clear.
License must be taken care of, check with your local business district.
- Organize regular meetings, it is important to share information and educate prospective investors.
- The investment club must have a name; this gives a face to the organization.
- Decide upon a goal for the organization, whether it is how many shares will be purchased of a particular stock or a monetary goal to be reached.
- Decide what broker will handle the clubs investment funds; make sure this is agreed upon by the group as a whole. Keep in mind any lose, belongs to the group.
Learning ow to run an investment fund when you are new to the market can be a little frightening but it can be done. Research all avenues and allow every member to pool their knowledge. Once the goals are decided and the broker has been chosen close study is primarily what is needed and regular meetings.