All investors hope to see their investment portfolio rise year after year. But with all the various types of investments available, they often take unnecessary risks in the hopes that they will hit the jackpot. Rick Bloom will discuss investment strategies and products that will enable you to achieve solid returns on your portfolio over the long term without taking undue risks and lower the stress of worrying about your investments every day. Rick Bloom writes a financial column for the Observer & Eccentric Newspapers. In addition, Rick airs twice-daily business updates throughout Michigan on the affiliate stations of the Michigan Radio Network.