Mutual Funds help you achieve your financial goals over a period of time. Does that mean you should consider investing in Mutual Funds only when you have a specific goal in mind and not otherwise? No! Even in the absence of financial goals, they are a good choice for anyone wishing to grow his/her savings or remain prepared at all times should a goal emerge in the future.
The best sportsmen or sportswomen are those who keep practicing their sports through all seasons. Their preparation begins much before they come into limelight. When they start, they may not be even aiming for big goals of winning national or international titles immediately. But when an opportunity arises in terms of selection for a team be it in school, college, or at state and national level, they are able to make the most of it only because of their better preparedness.
The same goes for financial goals in life. When you start working, you may not have any goals apart from meeting your monthly expenses. But it’s better to start investing from the time you start earning because goals are bound to emerge as you progress through life, be it for yourself or your family. When you start investing even without a goal in mind, you are better prepared to face various financial demands in life. Moreover, you become more disciplined when it comes to investing. It takes time and patience to build a corpus and the sooner you start, the better chances you have of managing any financial demand.