Category: Personal Investments

Diversification Challenges in Today’s Market

Diversification refers to the process on reducing one’s overall risk by investing in different assets that have different characteristics.  If the various asset values do not move up and down together, then a diversified group of investments will have less variability or risk than the weighted average of its constituent parts.   Diversification works because the …

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Diversification Challenges in Today's Market

Diversification refers to the process on reducing one’s overall risk by investing in different assets that have different characteristics.  If the various asset values do not move up and down together, then a diversified group of investments will have less variability or risk than the weighted average of its constituent parts.   Diversification works because the …

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Seven Biggest Retirement Mistakes

As with most things in life, a few retirement mistakes can dominate the final results achieved.  The article Seven Biggest Retirement Mistakes provides perspective on this important subject.  The article provides further links to: Advice about how much retirement money is needed, An online calculator that shows whether you will run out of money, An …

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