While index funds are the right choice for most investors over the long term, I’m learning that indexing and stock picking don’t have to be mutually exclusive. That being said, it’s best to know how to compare the portfolio against the benchmarks to gauge performance.
Having the core of a portfolio invested in index funds while exploring with a small fixed percentage, can scratch the itch of investors wanting to pick stocks. Colour me interested, if not only for the learning experience. Michael James, sheds his wisdom on the core and explore approach.
Get this, former NFL player Jason Brown quit the league after he made $25 million of his $37.5 million contract. Guess what he did after he quit? He became a farmer to help feed the hungry after learning to grow crops off Youtube.
Jordann, at My Alternate Life, saved $27k in 2014.
Canadian Portfolio Manager Justin Bender shows you how to calculate your average annual rate of return.
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