More than half of U.S. households have some level of investment in the stock market, according to the Pew Research Center. While only a small segment of American families (14%) directly invest in individual stocks, Pew found that 52% participate in the market through their retirement accounts.
Investing can help you maximize the amount of money you can earn, so you can grow your wealth and have greater financial security when you head into your retirement years. If you aren’t yet investing, however, there are some things you should know before dipping your toe into the stock market.
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Apr.15 — Ray Dalio, the billionaire founder of investment management firm Bridgewater Associates, talks with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker on the “Bloomberg Invest Talks” webcast about the long-term economic implications of the coronavirus crisis and what can be expected moving forward.