There is no such thing as an entirely risk-free investment.
Even securities that are sold and guaranteed by the government are not exempted from risk. Investment Risk comes in different flavors, but it is normally associated with volatility — or the tendency of an investment to rise and fall in value.
Learning about risks and understanding what they are should come first before you start making any kind investment move.
This article discusses in detail a dozen types of risks you will encounter in your journey as an investor.