The onset of a new year represents an ideal occasion for investors to take the important time to review the objectives of their investment portfolio(s). Investment objectives focus on the accepted risk-return tradeoff between the expected return investors want (return requirements), and how much risk they are willing to assume (risk tolerance). Moreover, this then determines the asset allocation (cash, fixed income, stocks, other), portfolio diversification, income generation, risk and tax positioning.
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If investing is important, then why does it seem so complicated when you are first starting out? These 7 tips will help you better understand how to start your investing journey.
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As 2022 is nearing year end, now may be an ideal time for investors to review their portfolio investments, making necessary rebalancing changes.
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There are several strategies used to generate retirement income. One of those is the bucket theory of investing, which basically requires investors to contribute to three different buckets. There are variations to this bucket strategy of investing, so we encourage investors to find the right three-bucket approach for their specific needs.
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As we’re nearing the halfway point of 2022, this is a reminder to review your portfolio. Additionally, identify if any rebalancing changes may be necessary to reach long-term goals. Here’s a multi-step guideline that you will find helpful to accomplish this important portfolio management task.
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Two of the most important decisions an investor must make when constructing portfolios are 1) allocation of the portfolio assets between stocks, bonds, cash and other investments and 2) diversification of securities within those asset classes.
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For many investors, an investment record keeping system consists of shoe boxes in a closet, unopened envelopes in a kitchen drawer, or other similar disorganized collection of investment statements. For such investors, these investment record keeping systems provide little, if any, educational benefit for managing your portfolio.
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If you want to take advantage of the compounding effect of income producing investments, then a solid dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP) may be suitable for your needs.
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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. This can be anything from finally tackling debt or building your emergency fund to stashing away money for retirement.
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