Jul 27, 2016
Asset allocation is a subject we’ve covered at various times here on MeaningfulMoney as it is a core tenet of successful investing. But how do you apply it in real life to your investments? Is there such a thing as a ‘correct’ asset allocation? Let’s find out…
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Last week we talked about risk tolerance and risk capacity, and I suggested that you should maybe get your own risk tolerance measured over at myrisktolerance.com and then conduct a couple of thought experiments to see where you might sit. That’s entirely theoretical though, and it may be the case that only once you have some skin in the game, i.e. some real money invested, that you’ll really know how you will cope with the inherent risk that comes wth investing.
But how do you apply the theoretical to the real world? Let’s try to give you a start…
Risk Profiling: myrisktolerance.com
Podcast: Season 2, Episode 1 - Why Invest?
Podcast: Season 2 Episode 2 - Risk, Volatility & Timescale
Podcast: Season 2 Episode 3 - Know Yourself: Risk Tolerance & Risk Capacity Try Audible for Free
Podcast: Asset Classes, or stuff you can invest in Podcast: Investment Masterclass: Asset Allocation
Cash Gilts Corporate Bonds Shares Property Commodities Gold Hedge Funds The Rest
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Question: How have you set up your asset allocation?
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