Different types of investments are subject to different types of risk. On days when you notice that stock prices have fallen, for example, it would not be unusual to see a rally in the bond market.
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As you may have seen, the market has had a rough start today. We woke to find the market at a 1000 point loss, after 2 days of losses last week plus margin and computer sell offs at the open from an overnight shift in the Chinese markets.
According to the National Women's Business Council, nearly 8 million women-owned businesses exist in the United States. Women-owned firms comprise 28.7% of all nonfarm businesses and generate more than $1.2 trillion in revenue.
Todd Rustman was featured in the August 4th edition of Business Insider! See him in the article titled "How to retire with $1 million".
Each type of investment has specific strengths and weaknesses that enable it to play a specific role in your overall investing strategy. Some investments may offer growth potential. Others may provide regular income or relative safety, or simply serve as a temporary place to park your money. And some investments may even serve to fill more than one role.
Our Managing Partner, Todd Rustman, was featured in a recent article on GoBankingRates.com!
Your employer-sponsored retirement savings plan is a convenient way to help you accumulate money for retirement. Using payroll deductions, you invest for the future automatically, following that oft-noted advice to "pay yourself first." But choosing to participate is just one important step. Another key to making it work for you is managing risk in your portfolio.
There's a saying that with age comes wisdom, but this may not always be true in the financial world. As people move through different life stages, there are new opportunities--and potential pitfalls--around every corner.