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"Should a Young Investor Be 100% in Stocks in an Expensive Market?" 9-22-2018

We are at Day 1 of our new Ask an Advisor Series, where we answer your personal finance and investing questions.

Since we are just beginning this series, I thought it was fitting to take question number 1 from an investor just beginning their retirement savings.

The question is.

If I am in my 20s and just starting to invest, should I invest 100% in stocks, even with the stock market at all time highs? Or should I be more conservative and wait for a better time to invest?

We are splitting this question up into 2 days. Today, we’ll answer: “Should you invest 100% in stocks, even with the market at an all time high?”

Here’s our response:

Matt Hylland