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 Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)? Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase? Risk Perspective Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk. Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.