Every person's investment needs are different.
Some people have many years to retirement, so for them, a high growth strategy
may be suitable. Others with only a short time till retirement, may have
security of superannuation capital as their highest priority, so a
conservative, low risk approach may suit them better.
It all comes down to understanding what type of investor you are and how you
feel about risk.
The questionnaire below is designed as a starting point to help you understand:
the type of investor you are
your attitude to risk
how this shapes the investment choices you make.
Complete the questionnaire and click the button to see what kind of investor
Consider your personal and financial goals. When do you expect to retire?
Given that seeking higher investment returns usually also involves a higher level
of investment risk, how important is it that you maximise your return over the
Have you ever invested in shares, Government bonds or managed funds; that is,
investments where the value can rise and fall?
How would you react if one year your long-term investments delivered a low or
Which of the following risk/return options would you be most likely to invest
$10,000 in, understanding that every year would bring fluctuations in returns?