What does this all mean? “Understanding your risk tolerance is an important step in determining your overall investment strategy. It’s important for all investors to understand their long-term goals so they can avoid making emotional decisions to their portfolio when the markets get rough,” adds Braxdale. “Consider the number of years you have until retirement, your risk tolerance, and tailor your investment strategy accordingly.”TD Ameritrade’s website offers a variety of free retirement resources that can help investors plan for the future, such as access to their Portfolio Planner , an online tool that enables investors to create a diversified portfolio across a variety of asset classes, including equities, fixed income, and cash, based on their personal investment goals and risk tolerances. AMTD-G The 2012 International TD Women Investor Poll ReportFor a graphic highlighting the statistics outlined in this press release, please see the “2012 International TD Women Investor Poll Graphic.” About the 2012 International TD Women Investor Poll ReportTD Bank Group and TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation commissioned Environics Research Group to conduct an online custom survey from Aug. 24-30, 2012, of 2,014 men and women in Canada, 1,003 in the U.S., and 1,006 in the United Kingdom. All respondents have investable assets and sole or shared responsibility of the household financial planning or investment decisions. About TD Ameritrade Holding CorporationMillions of investors and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) have turned to TD Ameritrade’s (NYSE: AMTD) technology, people, and education to help make investing and trading easier to understand and do. Online or over the phone. In a branch or with an independent RIA. First-timer or sophisticated trader. Our clients want to take control, and we help them decide how—bringing Wall Street to Main Street for more than 36 years. TD Ameritrade has time and again been recognized as a leader in investment services. Please visit TD Ameritrade’s newsroom or www.amtd.com for more information. Brokerage services provided by TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA ( http://www.FINRA.org )/SIPC ( www.SIPC.org)/NFA ( www.nfa.futures.org). About TD Bank GroupThe Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (TD). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves approximately 22 million customers in four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial centres around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including TD Canada Trust and TD Auto Finance Canada; Wealth and Insurance, including TD Waterhouse, an investment in TD Ameritrade, and TD Insurance; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, and TD Auto Finance U.S.; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 8.5 million online customers. TD had CDN$806 billion in assets on July 31, 2012. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges. About TD Waterhouse Discount BrokerageTD Waterhouse Discount Brokerage is a division of TD Waterhouse Canada Inc., a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank. TD Waterhouse Canada Inc. – Member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund. About Environics Research GroupEnvironics Research Group has delivered customized evidence-based research solutions to clients working in a range of sectors and industries for over 40 years. Headquartered in Toronto, our team is drawn from a number of disciplines—from business and marketing to sociology and urban affairs. This mix makes Environics a creative and intellectually vibrant research and consulting firm, where methodological rigor and unrivaled analytical capabilities come together. Our experience, our people, and our sophisticated research tools help our clients get answers to their most important questions. To learn more, please visit us on the web at www.environics.ca. Environics and TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation are separate, unaffiliated companies and are not responsible for each other's products and services.
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