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How Does Diversification Help You?

According to GOBankingRates survey, more than 40% of Americans are not investing their money at all. YIKES!

Of those that are investing, they are choosing the following:

  • 43% of Americans are investing in banking products,

  • 46% are investing in bonds or stocks,

  • 44% Americans prefer investment funds,

  • 20% are investing in real estate, and

  • 7% are investing in Cryptocurrency, while the remaining

  • 7% of Americans are investing in other places.*

One investing principle that will really help you reduce risk over time over time is diversification. Another way to say it is, simply do not have all your eggs in one basket. Smart investors know that diversification can help reduce the overall risk of their investment portfolio helps to diversify their portfolios helps protect against risk. It is key to continually improve your portfolio’s diversification to maximize your investments.

Watch this video to learn more about diversifying your investments to minimize risk and maximize results.

So tell me...

Are you diversifying between asset classes? Meaning... large cap, mid cap, small cap, growth, and value?

Are you diversifying different asset categories like stocks, bonds, money market accounts, and real estate?

Does this diversification allocation match your overall risk tolerance?

You need to make sure not all your money is invested in one company or one asset class because that puts you at a higher risk if that one company or asset class does not perform. You might be taking on more risk than needed by investing all your money in one company.

By diversifying your money in the different asset classes, you help minimize the risk of your overall investment portfolio.

After you’ve watched the video, I want to know, How are you diversifying your portfolio? Do you feel on target with your risk tolerance and goals?

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