Welcome to “Ask Stacy,” a new video feature on Money Talks News. Most weekdays, I’ll answer a money question sent in by a reader or viewer. (Learn how to send in a question of your own below.)
Today’s question addresses the problem we all face as investors — namely, how to find decent returns without indecent risk. This becomes especially difficult as we age and must invest money we can’t replace.
Here’s what I think.
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I founded Money Talks News in 1991. I’m a CPA, and have also earned licenses in stocks, commodities, options principal, mutual funds, life insurance, securities supervisor and real estate.
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