Your Investments Should be Global

Geographic diversification is key to protecting your investment portfolio. Any country’s stock market can experience long periods of underperformance. Japan’s experience If you had invested $10,000 US dollars in Japan’s stock market on March 12, 1996, how much would that be worth on March 19, 2020? $9,600... But that couldn’t happen in Canada Fortunately, Canadians … Continue reading Your Investments Should be Global

Choosing an Appropriate Asset Allocation for Your Investment Portfolio

One of the most important decisions you will make about investing is the percentage of your portfolio that will be in stocks, bonds and cash. Assuming you invest in low-cost index funds (see Investing Basics), your portfolio’s risk and rate of return will primarily be determined by this decision. Cash If you are saving for … Continue reading Choosing an Appropriate Asset Allocation for Your Investment Portfolio