Infographic: Which fund should I choose given how long I have to invest?

Before you can choose a unit trust or exchange traded fund, you need to know if suits your investment goal.

That means knowing if it suits:

  • The time you have to invest;
  • The return you need;
  • That you are comfortable with the investment risk involved.

Here’s how to match a fund to your investment timeline. The longer you can invest, the more risk you can take and the higher the returns you can expect to earn.