Bankrate’s infographic on asset allocation serves as a great introduction to portfolio diversification and the various types of assets available to invest in. You can view the entire infographic here or by clicking on the image above.
Diversifying your portfolio by investing in several different types of assets can help you manage your investment risk. There isn’t a single asset allocation that works for everyone: the types of assets you invest in and how much you invest will be unique to you. However, a basic understanding of how asset allocation and diversification work can help you make the best decisions for you and your portfolio.
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