How should I invest a large sum of my savings towards my kid's future expenses?

I have $100,000 sitting in the bank at 1.5%. I would like to invest the money so it starts earning for me. I have a pension and 457 for retirement. The money would be for my children to help with a house/wedding within a 10 year time frame. What investment would be good for this objective? I'm willing to sacrifice risk for higher returns.

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June 2017
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Ten years is a good time frame to adopt a modest amount of risk in pursuit of returns. However, the definition of "modest" as it pertains to portfolios may change from one person to another. I think you're going to find that it's very hard for advisors on a site like this to give you definitive investment advice in a response (like this one).

Also, what's important is that you likely have a flexible time horizon on these funds, which can be tremendously important when investing.  

Of course, this is for informational purposes only and I never give advice without having complete information. Feel free to shoot me a message if you'd like more definitive insight. 

Good luck, 

Adam Harding | Investments & Planning 

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