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  • Marbella says:

    Rule number one: Never married with no shares.
    You should regularly check your equities business and future for the next few years and decide if you want to save or sell. Think calmly, do not panic, markets go up and down regularly.

  • Vince Thorne says:

    The bulls are back with an election around the corner. Next 4 years will see a stock market rally. Then a slump. S&P500 or an etf that traces the index are a safe bet in my mind.

    • MoneyNing says:

      I would be careful about predicting what the stock market will do solely based on politics, as it is simply unreliable.

      It’s best to do your own research if you plan to time the market. For the rest of us who don’t have the time, go with index funds and invest through the thick or thin.

  • Alex says:

    The risk associated with stocks is the main reason for volatility as well as the higher returns. A lot of asset allocation calculators come up with a number after you input your age, risk tolerance, familiarity with the stock market, and a few other characteristics. The number that popped out for me was something around 92%. As a young college student, I plan on putting most of my wealth into the stock market (although maybe not quite as high as 92%), especially while it is cheap since I don’t plan on using the money in the near future but everyone is different based on their lifestyle and preferences.

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