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Are You Investing or Speculating?

Do you feel hesitant to put more of your money in the market because it feels like a gamble? Even seasoned investors can get nervous about investing their hard-earned money, because all investments come with risk.

And for most people, the thought of losing the money you worked hard to earn is far more painful than the chance of possibly earning more.

But here's the thing: If you're investing wisely, you can mitigate your risks through the right strategies, like appropriate asset allocation and diversification. You still risk experiencing temporary losses, but it's not the same as taking your

 

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