Risk Assessment

It is critical to fit an investment strategy with your willingness and capacity to take risk. This short questionnaire may help you and your advisor start a conversation that leads to a portfolio solution that is right for you. Question 1: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following? "Maximizing returns is more important than protecting my investment."

Question 2: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following? "I do not foresee any major expenses that would require significant principal withdrawals from this investment account in the next five years."

Question 3: What percentage of your total investable net worth (excluding primary residence) does this portfolio represent?

Question 4: On a long-term basis, what average annual rate of return best reflects your objective for "total return" on your portfolio?

Question 5: When do you expect this investment account to provide a regular source of income?

Question 6: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following? "I have had prior experience with and understand the concept of investment risk related to stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other investments."

Question 7: How would you describe your general attitude toward investing?
Question 8: What approximate loss in any one-year period would you be willing to accept before deciding to liquidate your investment?

Question 9: To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following?

"My income is adequate and stable and my debt level is low."

Question 10: What do you believe is an adequate time frame for evaluating portfolio returns?

Question 11: To what extent to you agree or disagree with the following? "I am willing to wait several years to recover from losses I incur in an extended down market."

The results provided are based on generally accepted investment principles. There is no guarantee, however, that any particular results will meet your investment objectives. All investments involve risks, and fluctuations in the financial markets and other factors may cause declines in the value of your account. You should carefully consider all of your options before investing and consult with your Stifel Financial Adviser.

The Investor Questionnaire is provided to you free of charge. It does not provide comprehensive investment or financial advice. Washington Crossing Advisers is not responsible for reviewing your financial situation or updating the suggestions contained herein.