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5 long-term investments you’ll thank yourself for later

Many of us are so busy with our day-to-day lives, making short-term decisions left and right, that we don’t pay much attention to the long term — to our futures. When we do think about it, we often put off doing things that we ought to do — like saving and investing for our retirement years…

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Index funds vs. mutual funds: What’s the difference?

New investors often want to know the difference between index funds and mutual funds. The thing is, sometimes index funds are mutual funds and sometimes mutual funds are index funds. It’s like asking the difference between apples and sweet food. Apples can be sweet or sour, while sweet food includes more than just apples. So it is with mutual…

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