Course 503:
In this course
1 Introduction
2 Diversify a Little, Diversify a Lot
3 The Best Approach

You've decided on your investment objectives and you’re ready to begin building your portfolio. But what asset classes should you include, and in what proportion? Ah, the process of diversification. There are two levels. One level addresses which asset classes--such as stocks, bonds, real estate, venture capital--should be part of your portfolio. The second, more specific level addresses what kinds of securities--from conservative to aggressive--you should hold within each asset class. This process may seem like a hassle, but it's worth it.

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