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Investment basics

Sep 14, 2021
Empower Insights

What everyone needs to know

According to new research from Empower Retirement and Personal Capital, 60% of Americans say they feel optimistic and confident about achieving financial wellness in the future. But in order to optimize their financial health, 28% of respondents say they need help creating an investment strategy.

Understanding the basics of investing can help you manage risk and create an investment strategy that’ll help you meet your long-term financial goals.

Here’s what everyone should know:

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Asset allocation, diversification, dollar-cost averaging and/or rebalancing do not ensure a profit or protect against loss.

Personal Capital is an affiliate of Empower Retirement. This material is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide investment, legal or tax recommendations or advice.

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IMPORTANT: The projections, or other information generated on the website by the investment analysis tool regarding the likelihood of various investment outcomes, are hypothetical in nature, do not reflect actual investment results and are not guarantees of future results. The results may vary with each use and over time.

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