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Investing basics: where to start

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What to know before you invest

Investing can be intimidating at first. So before you start, be sure you:

  1. Develop investing goals
  2. Get familiar with concepts such as value vs. growth, how mutual funds work, and tax implications
  3. Understand risk tolerance
  4. Learn how to diversify to help limit risk

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Investor Profile Quiz

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What kind of investor am I?

Your investment strategy should reflect the kind of investor you are. The following quiz is designed to suggest an
investment strategy that may be right for your retirement savings based on your personal risk tolerance and financial situation.

to withdraw my money in three years or less
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