NSSC Blog: Before You Invest
Today the Before You Invest Blog is starting a new series on risk. The series will run for the next nine weeks and look at different types of investment risk. Along the way we’ll talk about and explain:
We did it again. We dropped some terminology in last week’s blog post and people want to know more about it. This week it’s asset classes.
In last week’s blog post we mentioned diversification. We briefly explained what it meant, but a few readers asked for a more in depth look at what diversification is and why it is important for all investors to practice.
Time horizon is the length of time you expect to hold on to an investment before selling it. Time horizon can help an investor determine how much risk to take when investing and what types of investments may be suitable for them and their investment goals.