When building a new home it would be odd to start by choosing the paint colours first. Similarly our discussion of the investment markets will be guided by the work we have done on the estate, insurance and retirement plans.
Create an "asset mix" that is based on the foundation and framework we have built
Select proportions invested in guaranteed versus growth securities based on your unque situation
The "asset mix" is far more important than the choice of individual securities and forms the core of your investment portfolio