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 » Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Content Impact of Taxes and Inflation Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment. Saving Early & Letting Time Work For You The earlier you start pursuing financial goals, the better your outcome may be. Asset Allocation Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.