The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Content Inflation and Your Portfolio Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns. Risk Perspective Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk. How Compound Interest Works Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.