Surprise! Even Conservative Investors Could Profit on Bitcoin

Risk is misunderstood. Here’s one way to use a volatile asset – and Bitcoin is about as volatile as investments get – to help your portfolio.

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Money managers have two top priorities: identifying and investing in non-correlated assets, and rebalancing around volatility. With the ups and downs of the past year, it’s a perfect time to discuss the value of volatility and how a sound rebalancing process can harvest it to add value.

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Randy Kurtz, CFP®, RIA
Chief Investment Officer, Upper Left Wealth Management

Randy Kurtz, RIA, CFP®, is a nationally recognized expert on risk. Challenging the financial industry's status quo for over a decade, Kurtz feels the standard Wall Street portfolio comes with far more risk than clients realize. He created a method of investing that aims to lower excess risk taken in client portfolios, without reducing expected return. His goal is to transform the industry by turning the client-adviser relationship from a return-centered conversation to a risk-centered one.