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5 Rules for New Investors

You can read more about our first 3 tips on our Principles of Investing page here.   Rule #1: Get in the market! Since 1929, the S&P 500 has spent 80% of its time in a bull market. Without being invested you have no opportunity to participate in any price appreciation. Of course, there are.

Finding the average stock market return.
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What is the Average Stock Market Return?

I mean, this seems like a simple question, but there can be many different answers. Are we talking about an index or a single stock? During what time frame? Large cap or small cap? Let’s assume the purpose of this question is to give you a better understanding of the returns you can expect from.

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How Much Does a Financial Advisor Cost?

You’ve worked hard, saved wisely and now it’s time to invest your cash. Handing your hard-earned dollars to a financial advisor seems like the next step, but how much does a financial advisor cost? The total price tag may surprise you. Current Economic Indicators Speaking for the Market Factors that Go Into Financial Advisor Fees.