Consider investing in stocks. Despite the horror stories of Wall Street, there are still companies out there that are maintaining a dependable stock record.
A good tip for when you are just starting to get your feet wet with stocks is this: consider stalwart companies over flashes in the pan. A company’s likelihood to remain successful ten years from now is perhaps the most important factor to consider.
If they can take care of their company in a recession, you should be able to consider your investment safe.