Investing Strategies

Written by Jessica Duquette
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Each person has his or her own method and strategy for investing money. I will outline for you some basic options or tools to improve your investing strategies.

Rely on an Expert

Investment management advice is not cheap, but losing all your money in stocks is a lot more expensive. Registered investment advisors have been trained in the rules and laws designated by the SEC. These people are experts in the industry and as such, their advice is well worth taking.

If you do not rely on an advisor to manage your portfolio, the best we can tell you is do your research! All public companies report their yearly earnings. This information is easily accessible on corporate websites. If you're thinking about investing in a certain company, be certain to look at their reported earnings statement. This will give you a better idea of the level of risk involved.

Asset Allocation and Diversification

Lastly, don't put all your eggs in one basket. Be sure to follow the fundamentals of asset allocation and diversification. While the short-term pay out might be less than putting all your money on red or black, your long-term goals will be within reach. These two concepts safeguard against high risk and summarize good investing strategies.

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