Everyone invests for a different reason. This article lists the top 10 reasons on why people should invest.
One investopedia staff believes that the reason why you should invest is so that you do not have to work your entire life.
For me, it is simply because I would like to take control of my limited time on earth.
Finally, I believe everyone is already investing. Everyday we are making decisions on how to use our limited time and money resources. Hence we might as well learn to optimize this decision-making process to achieve the maximum value.