All investments have some risk, so the key to success is to understand the different types of investments and their risk and reward profile. To do this weigh up the pros and cons of each type of investment and put in place an investment strategy that is right for you. Learn more about the balancing act managing risks and achieving your investment goals.
A general investing principle is: 'The higher the perceived risk the greater the potential return'. Our perceptions of risk may differ, so it is important to understand how much risk you bear personally. Don't just concentrate on return.