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Video of the Week: What is a Mutual Fund?

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The Stock Market is intriguing! I have loved the idea of investing since I was in high school! During college, I was an officer in the Investment Club when we attempted the Stock Market Challenge. We didn’t win anything, but it was a fun. As an adult, I don’t want to take the risk. Mutual funds are like driving a family car; stocks are like driving a race car!

All fun is not good fun! I watched “The Wolf of Wall Street,” and I was amazed! Despite the lewdness and profanity, the movie reminded me of my investment goals. However, I have taken the safer route of investing: I have chosen mutual funds. The returns are not as great as stocks, but nor is the risk. Watch the video below to learn more about mutual funds:

Does your investment portfolio include mutual funds? Please comment.

Photo of the Week: Avoid Tax Mistakes!

incometaxes

Tax season is nearly over, but some of us have not filed our income tax returns. Remember that it is easy to make mistakes. Have you ever made a mistake on your income tax returns? Please share your income tax filing experiences.