Investing has become an extreme sport of late. If you are looking for growth; you’ll have to ride the stock market rollercoaster. While you will eventually end-up with more money in your pocket, you will have to endure several “end of the word news headlines” and bad quarter results in the meantime. On the other hand, if you are looking for secure investments, you will run into a different brick wall with interest rates around 2% for a five year term deposit. That doesn’t even match inflation and you’ll eventually start considering Kraft Dinner for supper three times a week if you plan on living off your investments at retirement.