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Managing Personal Finances During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Preparing for Retirement

COVID-19 & Your Retirement

Stock Market Volatility and Your Retirement

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

What is an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)? "An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a type of security that involves a collection of securities—such as stocks—that often tracks an underlying index, although they can invest in any number of industry sectors or use various strategies. ETFs are in many ways similar to mutual funds; however, they are listed on exchanges and ETF shares trade throughout the day just like ordinary stock." From

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Mutual Funds

What is a mutual fund?

"Mutual funds are investment strategies that allow you to pool your money together with other investors to purchase a collection of stocks, bonds, or other securities that might be difficult to recreate on your own. This is often referred to as a portfolio." From fidelity 

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