Perhaps you’ve joked that you buy one of your favorite products so much you should buy stock in the company that makes it. Although you should always proceed with caution when it comes to investing based on your heart, keep reading to see three good reasons why you should consider investing in your favorite brands.
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Reason No. 1: You Like the Company’s Values
Whether it is its eco-friendly commitment, its customer service or even its religious position, if a company you love has values that align with yours, it could be a win-win for your wallet if you decide to support it by purchasing stock.
Reason No. 2: You Researched the Company’s Financials
Making a decision based on the heart is all fine and dandy, as long as you did your research to back it up. Even if you love a company’s products, make sure to dig deep into its financial performance metrics to get a clear picture before you start throwing money in its direction.
Reason No. 3: The Company’s Industry Is Growing
If your favorite company is part of a booming industry, it might be a smart idea to back it with an investment. Be realistic, though — if the market is dying or over-saturated, your investment might not pay off.
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