Following this major index could pave the way to retirement wealth.
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Want to know more about index funds? Looking to invest in these financial instruments? Here's a primer and details on some of the top index funds to buy this year.
The best investments in your 401(k) are probably the cheapest to own, while the "stocks versus bonds" debate is less about risk, and more about your timeline.
If you want the best long-term returns, avoid expensive and actively managed funds and focus on stocks. If you're close to retirement, fixed income and bond funds should be part of your mix.
Picking the best may not be easy, but the Answers team has a fun time giving it a try.
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