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Congratulations, you’re an investor! What’s next?

Step 8

Congratulations, you are now actually investing! In only a few steps, you’ve learnt all about how to get into investing. We hope you enjoyed getting started. But as you know by now, investing is a long-term pursuit!


Rest assured, however, as we will be here to support you throughout. We would, therefore, like to share a few more things that are good to know.

Good to know about Guided Investing


How to handle peaks and troughs

There will be times when your investments will gain or lose value because of stock market fluctuations. This is par for the course and doesn’t have to be a problem. But how do you keep a cool head? Read about how emotions impact investing to find out how to make better investment decisions.


The experts behind your profile fund

Your profile fund is managed by experts who have many years of experience. Each of our fund managers specialises in an investment category and/or region. The major strategic decisions are made by ABN AMRO’s investment strategists. As you can see, there are quite a number of specialists working for your profile fund behind the scenes.

Online risk scan

Keep a critical eye on your investments

Seeing as things may change in your personal situation, you should check now and again whether your choices are still right for you. Is your investment goal still the same? Or do you want to extend or reduce your investment horizon? Or change the level of risk you are exposed to? On Internet Banking or in the ABN AMRO app, you can instantly see how a certain change may affect your final investment outcome. You can always change your choices and switch profile funds, without being charged a transaction fee.

Good to know about Self-Directed Investing Basic


Real-time price information for you

The stock market page lets you check 24/7 the latest prices for various investment products, stock markets and indices. On this same page, you will also find graphs, the biggest gainers and losers, and the latest financial news.


Will your plan still be right further down the line?

Seeing as things may change in your life, you should check now and again whether your choices are still right for you. Is your investment goal still the same? Has your investment horizon changed? Also take a critical look at your portfolio: is the risk level still what you wanted it to be? If you started out with 60% bonds and 40% shares, for example, bear in mind that price fluctuations may have changed this ratio!


The convenience of periodic investing

Once you have placed your first order, you may already be thinking about your next investments. Have you thought about a standing deposit in an investment fund? There are several benefits to that:

  • You automatically spread your investment entry points
  • You do not pay any transaction fees
  • You can choose to invest automatically every month, every three months, every six months, or once a year.

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7. Now let’s get started with investing!

After choosing an investment option at the previous step, you’re now all set to start investing. Here are a number of tips to get you off to a good start.


Investing for beginners

Investing involves risks

Investing involves risks. You could lose (some of) the money you invested. If you are going to invest, it is important that you are aware of this. Invest with money you can spare. Read more about the risks associated with investments.