Picking mutual funds that seem to have great returns may not be such a great investment strategy, since it looks like sheer luck (and not skill) is the key factor when it comes to a fund’s performance. Instead, look for an investment strategy that protects your assets, and factors in the unique risks of the market right now.
Money managers monitor the liquidity of stocks and bonds in a portfolio; understanding how liquidity works with the markets at large and its impact on your investments is key to managing risk.
Growth vs Value stocks is a story of a glamorous and sexy sister and her plain, steady and reliable sibling. It turns out the latter may be the smart choice as our economy looks toward a post-pandemic recovery.
It’s necessary to rebalance investment portfolios from time to time to prevent portfolio drift, or the overgrowth of one section of investments, as a strategically managed portfolio has lower risk and higher gains over time. Work with Stableford Capital for portfolio asset management to help prevent portfolio drift.
Investments start with a goal in mind – to build up a fund to pay for kids’ education or build a nest egg to secure retirement income are just two typical goals. For this reason, it’s natural for the investment approach of non-professionals to place a greater emphasis on asset growth. But, as assets grow, security becomes a bigger issue. Investment professionals understand how to create the balance between growth and protection – discover why and how they do it.
While hiring an asset management firm can be a major undertaking there are a few points to narrow in on to find the right firm for you. Get to know the advisor and his or her experience. Make sure the interest is reciprocated. Is the advisor client-focused, responsive, and does he or she really listen? Then find out about the firm’s investment philosophy and how often your portfolio will be reviewed.
When selecting variable or fixed indexed annuities, it’s important to consider how each will affect your overall financial investment strategy. Both come with the added benefit of taking payouts for life, so you don’t have to worry about outliving your investments. But they each have downsides, too. So which is best for your financial investment strategy? Potentially both.