The Unpredictability of Investing

It’s easy to judge an investment in hindsight. What’s hard to do is to predict what will happen with an investment when you purchase it. If it’s stock, who knows how the company will perform over the long run? Will it’s products or services remain relevant? Will ownership continue to innovate? If you have invested in property (i.e. land or a building), will the improvements you make upon it work out? If you plan on renting it out, the rental market in the area remain strong or end up weak? These are unpredictable things that create risk with every investment. Continue reading The Unpredictability of Investing

An Easy Way to Diversify

If you’ve been reading this blog over the past few years, then you probably know where I stand when it comes to diversification (I like it!). As I’ve mentioned in the past, diversification should be an important part of your investing strategy as it helps to protect your portfolio by spreading the risk around, which further helps to insulate your money from market swings. However, the idea of diversification can seem daunting, especially if you do not have much investing experience or tons of money to invest. Luckily, there is an easy way to diversify your investments and that’s by Continue reading An Easy Way to Diversify