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CDs Investing Beating S&P Investing, Since 1994
Posted By Jim On 07/13/2009 @ 6:26 am In Banking | 14 Comments
From 1994 to 2008, investing in certificates of deposit has beaten investing in the S&P 500, including dividends, according to data collected by The Big Picture . Check out this chart:
Does this mean you should be investing in CDs? Not based on this chart alone. I think certificates of deposit make sense as the safe part of your broader investment and retirement plan.
Here are some things to ponder:
All in all, I think it’s very eye opening to see how far the S&P has fallen.
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