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I sold shares and jumped into the water

Investing in something unfamiliar can be a scary proposition for many people. The fear of the unknown and the fear of losing money are two of the biggest reasons why people shy away from investing in things they don't understand.

But the truth is that by avoiding unfamiliar investments, we limit ourselves and miss out on the potential rewards and benefits of taking calculated risks.

One of the biggest reasons people fear investing in things they don't know is the fear of losing money. The fear of losing what they have worked hard to earn is a natural and understandable concern.

However, it is important to remember that investing always carries some level of risk, whether in a familiar or unfamiliar investment.

In fact, investing in familiar things such as real estate or stocks can also lead to significant losses.

Another reason people avoid unfamiliar investments is that they need more knowledge or expertise to understand how it works.

But the truth is, we don't have to be experts in every aspect of investing to make informed decisions.

By doing proper research, reaching out to trusted financial advisors, and learning from the experiences of others, we can gain a better understanding of unfamiliar investments and make informed decisions about whether or not to invest in them.

It is important to remember that some of the most successful investments in history have come from taking risks and investing in things that were once unfamiliar.

For example, early investors in companies such as Amazon, Google, and Apple likely faced similar fears and concerns. Still, they reaped significant rewards by taking a chance and investing in something they needed help understanding.

In conclusion, while investing in unfamiliar things can be scary, it is also an opportunity to diversify our portfolios and reap significant rewards.

By educating ourselves, doing proper research, and making informed decisions, we can confidently invest in things we don't understand and surprise ourselves with the results.

I invite you to open up to new worlds and consider investing in something you have yet to really delve into because you never know what you might miss.

Are you going to jump into the water ?

Niv Michover

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