Making Investments explains why many investors focus on stocks, bonds, and cash to form the backbone of their portfolio. Read about how each of these investment categories can put your money to work a little differently.
In order to offset certain types of risk, you need to allocate your assets. Allocation is about finding the right mix of asset classes to match your goals, given your age, the amount you have to invest, and your risk tolerance. Learn about the process of allocation in Spreading Your Assets Around.