As you can see from the image above, it is not possible to get the best of ‘Safety’, ‘Access’, and ‘Returns’, in any one investment.
You will need to compromise on one more out of ‘Safety’, ‘Access’, and ‘Returns’, depending on your investment objective. i.e.:
“The only way to get the best of ‘Safety’, ‘Access’, and ‘Returns’, in your investment portfolio, is through diversification, i.e. not putting all your eggs in one basket.”
When you invest your hard-earned money, you have understand the different levels of returns you can get, and the risks associated with them.
Ideal investment portfolio should have assets with different risk levels and percentages.
It pays to be aim for around 8 to 10% per annum most of the time without taking undue risk with your earnings.
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