Invest to Hedge against Inflation
To retain purchasing power which gets eroded due to inflation.
Invest to Meet Financial Goals
Like buying house, paying for education and marriage of children, retirement fund, etc…
Start early to benefit from power of compound interest. More time means less efforts and less money required to reach goals.
Invest For Multiple Sources of Income
Which will provide Margin of Safety against financial meltdown, wars, job-business loss, etc…
To have least financial impact on lifestyle.