Amanda Stanhaus

Tag: risk tolerance

Modern Portfolio Theory

Build a portfolio according to my risk tolerance.

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

What Do I Want From My Investments?

What do I want?

What’s my time frame?

How much commitment?

Am I ready to give it all up?

Questions I had to answer while picking stocks. My beloved $$ was up for grabs.

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A couple of weekends were jam packed with business sections of newspapers and magazines, years of annual reports, financial blogs, and chats with my financial advisor.

Picking the right stocks for my financial situation, time frame and risk tolerance turned into a production.

I’ll re-answer the above questions every few months to make sure my portfolio still serves my needs. But remember, I value invest. Hiccups don’t faze me and my loyalty.

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(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy blog: XO, Bettie.)

Risk Tolerance

Can I handle this? Of course I can! But will I be able to sleep at night?

(Originally published on Amanda Stanhaus’s financial literacy vocab blog: XO, Bettie Vocab.)

Pat my Head, Rub my Stomach

Truly difficult to do at the exact same time.

After a bit of practice, I figured out I have to start patting my head before I can rub my stomach. And then I could go all day! Challengers?!?

Pay debtsave.

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Equally tough to do at the same time. It depends on a variety factors—risk tolerance,interest ratesflow of $$time until savings goal etc.

I figured out my strategy that maximized my $$ and minimized my sleepless nights. I hope you can too!

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(Originally published on Amanda  Stanhaus’s financial literacy blog: XO, Bettie.)