As a general rule of thumb, the younger you are, the more you should have in stocks, then add bonds as you are approaching retirement.
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First and foremost, one should have an emergency fund that is liquid equal to six months of expenses. Once that is accomplished, start with tax-advantaged accounts. If your workplace offers a 401(k) with a match, be sure to take full advantage of that match. The next step is to fund either an IRA or Roth IRA. With an IRA you may get a deduction on your taxes depending on your income. With a Roth IRA, you will never have to pay tax on that money when distributions are taken after the age of 59 ½ and held for five years. Certain income limits apply.
Guided Wealth Portfolios (GWP) is a centrally managed, algorithm-based, investment program sponsored by LPL Financial LLC (LPL). GWP uses proprietary, automated, computer algorithms of FutureAdvisor to generate investment recommendations based upon model portfolios constructed by LPL. FutureAdvisor and LPL are nonaffiliated entities. If you are receiving advisory services in GWP from a separately registered investment advisor firm other than LPL or FutureAdvisor, LPL and FutureAdvisor are not affiliates of such advisor. Both LPL and FutureAdvisor are investment advisors registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and LPL is also a Member FINRA/SIPC.
All investing involves risk including loss of principal.
No strategy assures success or protects against loss. There is no guarantee that a diversified portfolio will enhance overall returns or outperform a non-diversified portfolio.
Diversification does not protect against market risk. An investment in Exchange Traded Funds (ETF), structured as a mutual fund or unit investment trust, involves the risk of losing money and should be considered as part of an overall program, not a complete investment program. An investment in ETFs involves additional risks such as non-diversification, price volatility, competitive industry pressure, international political and economic developments, possible trading halts, and index tracking errors.
An annual small account fee is applied to accounts with less than $10,000 invested.
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