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Before You Start Investing: Assess Your Investment Risk — How Does Risk Help Your Portfolio?
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How Does Risk Help Your Portfolio?

How Does Risk Help Your Portfolio?

Tap below to watch our short video about the benefits of taking investment risks.

The main takeaway: there is a reward for bearing risk!

For many investments, the more risk there is associated with that security, the greater the possible return.

“It is only by being bold that you get anywhere. If you are a risk-taker, then the art is to protect the downside.” — Richard Branson

Knowing your investment objectives, your time horizon and your risk profile will help you define the level of risk that is acceptable for you, and balance your portfolio to make the most out of it.

Alex's thoughts: 
In order to make a decent profit I take on risk but not so much that I can't get a sound night's sleep.