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Balancing risk & reward

All investment involves a degree of risk. It’s important that you understand, and are comfortable with, the risks you're taking before making any investment choices.

Investments that offer the potential for higher rewards often come with higher risks, which means there’s a greater chance of losing your money.

With lower-risk investments there is less chance of losing your money, but the potential for returns will usually be less.

Understanding how you feel about investment risk

The way you feel about risk will depend on your circumstances and, often, your personality. It’s not unusual for someone’s attitude to risk to change as they get older so it’s important to regularly review how your pension savings are invested.

Understanding how you feel about risk will help you to decide whether you’re comfortable making your own investment choices.

Manage Your Account

Keeping up to date with your pension savings is easy with Legal & General’s online service, Manage Your Account.

Planning tools

Legal & General’s planning tools can help you manage your savings and create a future that’s right for you.

Your guide to risk and reward

Find out more about different types of investment risk and our five customer risk profiles.