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Investing doesn’t always mean trying to beat the market. Passive investing’s more hands off approach tends to reflect the market’s performance over the long term. Historically, passive strategies have often performed just as well, if not better, than active approaches.
Mutual funds and ETFs both offer popular passive investing options that typically feature low fees. Depending on your goals and time horizon, passive investing can be a useful part of your overall financial picture.
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