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Investors often ask, “When is the right time to enter the market?” Often, the best answer is now. The fundamental reasons are easy to forget in a noisy world!

Stocks are partial ownership shares in a company. I prefer the word equities to stocks–because you have equity in the company you own. Bonds are different. Bonds are loans made (by an investor like you) to a company or government. 

You may be interested in a handful of investing truths. On our website, we call it “What we know about stocks and bonds.”  For example, would you rather be an owner or a loaner? How do we diversify risk, rebalance and more?

What We Know About Stocks and Bonds

About the author

Karl Frank, Certified Financial Planner ®, MSF, MBA, MA, is the President of A&I Financial Services LLC, a local business that specializes in wealth management, insurance planning, and retirement planning. Karl cares for business owners and the businesses that care for them. Learn More about Karl.