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3 ways to start investing

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If you’re a first-time investor, knowing how—and where—to get started can feel intimidating. The first step is to decide how you will invest your money. There are three main options to choose from: You could go the self-directed route, create a managed account with an online investment service or use a financial advisor. You could also use a combination of these approaches, depending on what may work best for your goals, time horizon and risk tolerance. Watch the video above to learn about the different ways to start investing and which approach may work best for you.

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