5 Smart Investing Principles The slideshow presentation that you would like to view is too large for your current screen resolution. Click here to view to view the slideshow at full resolution. Launch Presentation » Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Diversification, Patience, and Consistency Three important factors when it comes to your financial life. Self-Employed Retirement Plans Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP. The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.