Want to improve your personal finances? Start by taking this quiz to get an idea of your investment risk tolerance – one of the fundamental issues to consider when planning your investment strategy, either alone or in consultation with a financial services professional. The Investment Risk Tolerance Quiz is from https://njaes.rutgers.edu/money/assessment-tools/investment-risk-tolerance-quiz.pdf/.

Choose the response that best describes you – there are no “right” or “wrong” answers. Just have fun!

Risk Tolerance Quiz Scoring Grid

The scoring for the risk tolerance quiz questions is as follows:

1. a=4; b=3; c=2; d=1

2. a=1; b=2; c=3; d=4

3. a=1; b=2; c=3; d=4

4. a=1; b=2; c=3

5. a=1; b=2; c=3

6. a=1; b=2; c=3; d=4

7. a=1; b=2; c=3; d=4

8. a=1; b=2; c=3; d=4

9. a=1; b=3

10. a=1; b=3

11. a=1; b=2; c=3; d=4

12. a=1; b=2; c=3

13. a=1; b=2; c=3; d=4

In general, the score that you receive on the Investment Risk Tolerance Quiz can be interpreted as follows:

18 or below = Low risk tolerance (i.e., conservative investor)

19 to 22 = Below-average risk tolerance

23 to 28 = Average/moderate risk tolerance

29 to 32 = Above-average risk tolerance

33 and above = High risk tolerance (i.e., aggressive investor)