Finance and investing are complicated and only a few navigate successfully. Today, on his latest post , investing was discussed in its simplest form. This for that is the basis for most investments. Guaranteed return is safe but minimal. Risk is where the profits lay but do you have the guts? Investing in stocks can be a good way to lose your money but if you are good at picking a winner then go for it. If it were easy then everyone would be rich. If you plan to invest just keep in mind that a fool and his money soon part.