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A Quick Guide to Creating Your Own Investment Plan

Updated: Jun 22, 2023

A quick guide on how to create your own investment plan

Creating your own investment plan can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. With some research and thoughtful planning, you can create a plan that aligns with your financial goals and helps you build wealth over time.

Set Your Goals

First, you'll want to determine your investment goals. Are you saving for retirement, a down payment on a home, or a child's education? Knowing what you're working towards will help you determine how much you need to invest and what types of investments will be best for you.

Understand Your Risk Tolerance

Next, you'll want to consider your risk tolerance. Are you comfortable with taking on more risk for the potential for higher returns, or do you prefer a more conservative approach? This will help you determine what types of investments to include in your portfolio.


Once you have a sense of your goals and risk tolerance, it's time to do some research. Look into different types of investments, such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Consider the pros and cons of each and how they fit into your overall investment strategy.


You'll also want to consider diversification. Spreading your investments across different asset classes and industries can help reduce your risk and increase your chances of success. Make sure to choose investments that complement each other and don't overlap too much.

Review and Adjust

Finally, it's important to regularly review and adjust your investment plan as needed. Market conditions and your personal circumstances may change over time, so make sure your plan is flexible enough to adapt.


Creating your own investment plan may seem overwhelming, but it can be a rewarding experience with the right approach. By setting clear goals, understanding your risk tolerance, doing your research, diversifying your investments, and regularly reviewing your plan, you can build a strong financial foundation for the future.

If you have any questions or need help creating an investment strategy please contact Vernon Management Group at

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This is not tax advice. Please consult your tax advisor before making any tax decisions

*Please consult your tax advisor before you make decisions that involve tax laws

Past performance does not guarantee future return

Jacob Vernon, Investment advisor representative at Vernon Management Group

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