New subscribers often ask how to approach investing in the portfolio recommendations. If you are investing in the entire portfolio, we recommend spreading allocations evenly. When we recommend adding to your position, then add the same dollar amount you first invested.
If you are picking and choosing, we advise focusing on the sector of the portfolio that matches your investment objectives; income with growth, diversified growth, energy/natural resources, or aggressive growth. Alternatively, you may have a degree of comfort with certain industries or stocks due to past experience or your profession.
Our statistics are based on an even amount invested in each recommendation. If and when the stock, mutual fund, or ETF is recommended again, we assume the same dollar amount is invested again.
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