Cash isn't king for the conservative investor

'Cash is king' the saying goes, which is useful if you're bargaining for a discount in Good Guys. But it's not always the friend of the conservative investor. My mum was changing her superannuation recently and she was running me through her options. I could tell she was keen to get into a fund that was as 'cash-like' as possible. I didn't give her personal advice of course but I did explain to her that a cash heavy fund could be just as risky, or more so, than the higher growth options she was keen to avoid. Cash's enemy is...

'Cash is king' the saying goes, which is useful if you're bargaining for a discount in Good Guys. But it's not always the friend of the conservative investor.

My mum was changing her superannuation recently and she was running me through her options. I could tell she was keen to get into a fund that was as 'cash-like' as possible.

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