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How to Embrace Healthy Risk in Investing

April 27, 2015 | By |

Getting over big losses is tough, but it’s important to take risks to achieve long-term gains.

monopoly riskTed Fischer was quoted in a recent article in US News by Joanne Cleaver discussing how “Risk doesn’t have to be a four-letter word.”

He talks about how he frequently has clients “has clients create “buckets” for risk: short-term savings with low risk (as for a house down payment); longer-term savings for growth; and longer-term savings with less risk. “If you show clients that the short-term bucket didn’t see much loss because they were in low-risk [investments], then people feel confident that they will hit their short-term goals, while still having risk runway to achieve their long-term goals,” he says.”

To read more about how to embrace healthy risk in investing see the full article here:

http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/mutual-funds/articles/2015/04/23/how-to-embrace-healthy-risk-in-investing

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