Different assets for different times of life

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Investment portfolios today barely resemble those of earlier days due to the larger variety of asset classes on offer; fund managers and asset consultants have also become more sophisticated with how they diversify portfolio risks.

The ever changing needs of an ageing population and the increasing dominance of new asset classes and new income products are also paving the way for a new thinking in portfolios. The impact of life expectancies continuing to increase will also result in an individual’s pool of wealth relying heavily on investments that offer higher long-term returns.

Given this, should you consider owning different assets that are suited to different stages of your life?

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