Risk Profile Questionnaire October 23, 2017
1. What is the main goal for your investments?
a) Preserve the assets I currently have
b) Safely generate income from my investments
c) Generate income, while also pursuing capital appreciation
d) Steadily grow my assets
e) Aggressively grow my assets
2. I expect to pull money from my investments in:
a) Less than 1 year
b) 1-4 years
c) 5-10 years
d) 11-20 years
e) Over 20 years
3. Select your current net worth (excluding primary residence):
a) Under 100K
b) 100K-500K
c) 500K-1M
d) 1M-3M
e) Over 3M
4. Please indicate your current annual household income:
a) Under 75,000
b) 75,001-125,000
c) 125,001-200,000
d) 200,001-350,000
e) 350,000+
5. Please select the most complex investment you have owned, or would be comfortable owning:
a) Money Market/CDs
b) Mutual Funds/ETFs
c) Individual Stocks or Bonds
d) Hard Assets (gold, art, etc)
e) Options, Futures, or Unlisted Securities
6. Which best describes your tolerance to risk?
a) I seek stable investments to preserve my principal
b) I pursue modest increases in my investments, with minimal risk of loss
c) I aim for investment growth, accepting moderate risk of loss
d) I seek above-average growth in my investments, accepting above-average risk of loss
e) I reach for maximum returns, while accepting significant risk of loss
7. This chart shows the potential 1-year risk / return tradeoff of a $100K investment. Which would you choose?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
8. The following charts show the potential performance of an investment over 10 years. Which would you choose?
S&P 500
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
9. Imagine that an individual stock you own lost 30% of its value in 3 days. What would you do?
a) I don't know
b) Sell all of my shares
c) Sell a portion of my shares
d) Do nothing
e) Buy more shares
10. You make an investment, planning to hold it for 5 years. It then loses 20% in its first year. How do you react?
a) I would sell my investment because of my concerns
b) I would consider selling part of my investment
c) I would wait to see how it continues to perform
d) I wouldn't sell my investment, but would be concerned
e) I would buy more of the investment because of the discount
Your survey answers indicate your risk category is Conservative. You can accept losing 0% in a market downturn to pursue long-term goals.
Describe your investments (optional) Enter as many positions as you'd like. We will use this information to run a stress test analysis on your investments.
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