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 Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest? This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt. Risk Perspective Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk. Layers of Protection Take these five steps to protect your financial well-being before making any other changes.