5 Smart Investing Strategies The slideshow presentation that you would like to view is too large for your current screen resolution. Click here to view to view the slideshow at full resolution. Launch Presentation » Share | Related Content Global and International Funds Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference? Asset Allocation Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance. Contributing to an IRA? Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.