Investment is a very good option for those who think of the future. Different types of investment options are available nowadays. Investment in the form of cash is a safe one, but it does not generate much income. Gilts and bonds are issued by companies and governments. They give a higher income, but they are a little risky. Investment in shares will give the dividends. The share value can be up and down at any time and experience is mandatory to try out with shares. When one goes for an investment service firm, they will assess the financial capability of the investor, the needs and the attitude towards risky investments. They will recommend the most suitable investment for each investor. Documentation and monitoring of the investment is also undertaken by such firms.