- Introduction to the Markets
- Why Invest?
- How the Markets Work
- The Role of the SEC
- Roadmap to Saving and Investing
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- Researching & Managing Investments
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Roadmap to Saving and Investing
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Diversify Your Investments
Diversification can be neatly summed up as, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” The idea is that if one investment loses money, the other investments will make up for those losses. Diversification can’t guarantee that your investments won’t suffer if the market drops. But it can improve the chances that you won’t lose money, or that if you do, it won’t be as much as if you weren’t diversified.
For more information on diversification, see Asset Allocation.