The Retirement Corporation of America


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Aggressive Growth Fund

A mutual fund whose primary investment objective is substantial capital gains.

Appreciation
Increase or gain in the value of an asset.

Asset
Anything owned that has monetary value.

Asset Allocation
The process of repositioning assets within a portfolio to maximize return for a given level of risk. This process is usually done using the historical performance of the asset classes within sophisticated mathematical models.