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Asset Allocation


The Importance of Diversification

Diversification is a tool used by financial professionals to help investors create a portfolio focused on achieving their goals and dreams, without exposing them to undue risk. Diversification assists in creating balance in an overall portfolio and may alleviate the potentially drastic highs and lows of a portfolio focused on only a few investments. This balance helps to keep individuals focused on investing for the long term. A diversified portfolio is created through the process... more

Investment Risk


How to Plan for Risk in Your Portfolio by Knowing Your Tolerance and Capacity

Summary: Tolerance and capacity are two ingredients of risk when it comes to investments and retirement planning. We look at what they are, and what kind of critical impacts they can create when planning for your golden years.   When we think about recipes for well-funded retirement plans we often start with some basic concepts. One of them is that investments are at the root of preparing for our post-work years. Packed into our investment portfolios, however, is a separate... more