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Learn to Understand and Manage your Risk Tolerance

 

Make 2022 the year you learn to understand and manage your risk tolerance.

The beginning of a new year is an ideal time to evaluate your investment portfolio. Make time these first few weeks of 2022 to first review your long-term goals, which can be anything from finally tackling debt or building your emergency fund to stashing away money for retirement.

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Managing the Leaky Pipes in your Investment Portfolio

 

This article outlines the concept of relating leaky pipes to chronic under-performing stocks.

Leaky pipes do their damage over time, in that a small leak may not appear to be a big problem, and the damage caused might remain undetected for years. These slow, long-term leaks can result in much more damage than a burst pipe. Why? In the case of a burst pipe, you’ll be immediately aware of problem, and can shut off the water supply, limiting the damage to a more isolated area.

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Being Financially Prepared for the Unexpected

 

 

You’ve probably been told before to prepare for the unexpected, and that’s good advice.  And being prepared for the unexpected includes your finances as well.

In the event of a job loss, medical expense, or other form of unexpected financial damage, it’s important to have an emergency fund. So once you’ve asked yourself what’s the worst thing that could happen to you financially, you’ll need to figure out what you’d need should disaster strike…

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Managing Your Portfolio Like An NFL Team Roster

 

 

With the NFL 2021 season nearly underway,  we here at Investment Account Manager thought to offer an approach for managing your investment portfolio, much like the general manager of an NFL team manages their team roster. Considering the holdings in your investment portfolio as your ‘roster’ may help you to identify the role of each holding within your portfolio.

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The Long-Run:  Of Oak Trees and Crockpots

 

Investing for the “long-run” is a very compelling mantra—at least for those who have a long-run ahead of them.  For the investor who is currently 105 years old this article may be somewhat less useful.  If you’re younger than 80 years old—I think it will apply.  The question is simply this:  just how long is the “long-run”?  Is it 2 years?  5 years?  10 years?  Or even longer?

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