Risk and Return – Fact Sheet

Risk and Return

Risk and Return – Fact Sheet

When deciding which investments are right for you, it is important to understand the trade-off between risk and return and how to manage investment risk. A risk profile can help identify the type and mix of investments that will best help you achieve your financial and lifestyle goals.

Understanding risk will help you make the right investment decisions to suit your situation. Getting to know your tolerance for risk can help reduce anxiety when investing, especially for first timers.

In this fact sheet, we discuss the following key points:

  • What is a risk?
  • Understanding risk vs return
  • Managing investment risk
  • Calculating your tolerance for investment risk
  • Investment risks
  • Ways your advisor can help.

Click here to read more about all key points mentioned above and how they may relate to you.

At FPW Financial Advice we can help you complete a risk profile and advise on the best investment strategy for your needs to help you reach your goals faster. Contact us to arrange a time to go through your portfolio.

Until next time, 

Regards Rodney. 


Rodney Johnstone CFP BBus, DipFP, GradDipAppFin 

Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited

Financial Adviser,  FPW Financial Advice Pty Ltd 

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