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Passive investing is a long-term wealth-building strategy all investors should know - here's how it works

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.
That, in a nutshell, is the mantra of passive investing. This popular investment strategy doesn't try to outperform or "time" the stock market with a constant stream of trades, as other strategies do. Instead, passive investing believes the secret to boosting returns is by doing as little buying and selling as possible.
Passive investing, also known as passive management, may be laissez-faire, but it's not lazy. Its thoughtful, time-honored philosophy holds that, while the stock market does experience drops and bumps, it inevitably...
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