How Should You Invest $1,000?

May 18, 2020
Whether you're new to investing or have an established portfolio, how would you invest an extra $1,000? Here are some strategies to help you decide.

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Imagine you've received a $1,000 windfall—a special bonus from work, or a gift, or even a small inheritance. Maybe you've never invested before, and you think now is the time to start. Or maybe you've already got a small portfolio, and you're wondering what the smart thing is to do with this unexpected bit of good fortune.

In this bonus episode, Mark Riepe discusses several approaches for investing $1,000.

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Important Disclosures

The information provided here is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered an individualized recommendation or personalized investment advice. The investment strategies mentioned here may not be suitable for everyone. Each investor needs to review an investment strategy for his or her own particular situation before making any investment decision.

All expressions of opinion are subject to change without notice in reaction to shifting market conditions. Data contained herein from third-party providers is obtained from what are considered reliable sources. However, its accuracy, completeness or reliability cannot be guaranteed.

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Diversification strategies do not ensure a profit and do not protect against losses in declining markets.

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