Investment Risk When Approaching Retirement
Investment “risk” is a common term used to identify the potential loss your retirement nest egg is exposed to. Few investments are 100% risk free. But some investment categories – typically stocks – are inherently more risky than others such as fixed-interest bonds and Certificates of Deposit (CDs), and the level of return on your investment normally aligns with the degree of risk you’re willing to take. For retirement investments, managing risk can be a challenge considering that your risk tolerance will probably vary as you age, with most willing to accept more investment risk while they are younger, and less as they approach retirement. In this Financial Focus article by Edward Jones financial advisor Phillip Kubichka, the author explores the topic of investment risk to retirement funds. Click here to read the article at iwantthenews.com.