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Lack of Financial Information Is No Longer the Problem. Knowing How to Process It Is.

Thanks to new technologies, investing is more accessible than ever. You can buy stocks, bonds and mutual funds with a click of a mouse, or even with an app on your phone. As a result of these technologies, we now have more, faster and cheaper information. This is good news for investors, but is it too good?

Because information is coming at us so quickly -- and from so many sources &mash; it isn't always clear what we should do with it. It's also not always clear how credible the information is in the first place. What your friend says on Facebook may be old news or, worse yet, clickbait. A TV talking head may be sharing an exaggerated

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