Why does my age play such an important role in determining what types of investments I make?
Life Stage Investing
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Your age plays an important role in determining what types of investments you make because, when you are younger, you may have many more years of increasing income, and many years in which to correct for poor performance in your investments. As you age, your ability to generate income decreases, and there is less room for error if you make improper investment choices or experience market downturns.