While history shows that the stock market has finished in positive territory about seventy percent of the time over the past hundred years, you have no idea where it will end up this year because we live in a random world, with random markets, besieged by random events that are not only hard to predict but sometimes even hard to imagine! Investing is a risk, and you always want to gauge the risk you are taking against the possible reward and the potential impact on your future financial plan. Today, we'll review several ways to measure risk and explore some real-world results of dividend investing. Then, estate and probate Attorney Libby Banks joins us for the Q & A. You don't want to miss today's show, MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!