asset allocation

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what does overdiversification overdiversify mean
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Too much of a good thing: How to avoid over-diversifying

Diversification is an important way to manage risk and returns by spreading money among different investments. This includes diversifying within asset classes, such as Australian shares, and across asset classes, to include Australian shares, international ... More
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the cost of playing it safe with your money
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Why playing it safe with your money comes at a cost

Making a conservative choice is often seen as the safe choice, but not taking on risk when you're young could see you fall short of your retirement investment goals. "You have to start with education and information, and understand the long-term ... More
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glossary diversification
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13 investing and risk terms you need to understand

1. Risk profile or risk tolerance Your risk profile, which financial advisers often talk about, or your risk tolerance is your ability to withstand losses in your portfolio. Some people compare it to your ability to sleep at night - if your portfolio ... More
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safeguarding your investments during a recession
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How to protect your investments during a pandemic

Health experts call it a pandemic, economists call it a recession flirting with a depression, and doomsday preppers call it vindication. It can all seem rather hopeless. But just as there are measures you can take to safeguard your health, there are ... More
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the big change coming to where your super is invested
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The big change coming to where your super is invested

Transparency is crucial when it comes to making an informed decision. But what happens when it comes to your super? Unlike fund members in most OECD countries, those in Australia still have no fundamental right to know what their money is being invested ... More
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