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Diversifying your investment portfolio

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Diversifying your investment portfolio

  1. 1. Common mistakes that expatriates make - and how to avoid them Part 3: Diversifying your investment portfolio Baruch Labinsky MBA, TEP Licensed by the Israel Securities Authority Financial Planner/Investment Manager October 2013 www.Labinsky.com
  2. 2.  Your portfolio must have a % of your assets tied to the local currency.  Consistently rebalance your portfolio.  Rather than predicting the impossible future, work out your goals and ensure you portfolio can match.  Currency markets are among the most volatile. Don’t depend on those markets plan so that your needs are taken into account.
  3. 3.  Israeli real estate market has shown cumulative growth of over 80% over past 67 years.  No-one can guarantee direction of property prices.  Ensure that you can - and will be able to continue to - afford to buy your home to live in.
  4. 4.  Rent, value of property and average wage should grow in parallel. Value of property has sky rocketed over past few years.  Very low interest rates encourage people to invest in real estate.  Real estate is much cheaper in periphery. If buying for an investment, find an area where prices are less inflated to ensure greater growth potential.
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