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Why You Need to Invest in Funds Before Stocks

I've recommended many stocks. But I own just one: Amazon.com (). As an investment writer, I've learned that it's hard to find an industry that the e-commerce giant isn't disrupting these days. "Amazon's world takeover continues," I wrote shortly after the e-commerce giant bought Whole Foods. Some time later, I bought a couple of shares in my Roth IRA, and I plan to my dad and virtually every certified financial planner on the planet and spread my assets among several exchange-traded funds and low-cost mutual funds.

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