The evidence and theory make one thing clear. Total-market stock and bond index funds maximize returns for a given level of risk.
Due to their low cost and diversification, total market stock and bond index funds beat over 80% of actively managed mutual funds (see data).
Understand Stock Index Funds
Assess Your Risk Tolerance, Find Your Asset Allocation
How To Invest In Index Funds For Canadians
Index Investing: Critical Concepts
Efficient Market Hypothesis
The Power of Diversification
Understand Investment Risk
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