Ask Stacy: Which Is a Better Investment — Stocks or Real Estate?

Ask Stacy: Which Is a Better Investment — Stocks or Real Estate?
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Today’s question is about investing; specifically, whether you’ll make more money in real estate or by putting your savings in stocks.

I’ve been investing in both stocks and investment real estate for nearly 40 years. 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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