This week’s EdPuzzle does double duty! This video from TwoCents titled “What The Heck Is An Index Fund?” explains the numerous benefits of investing in index funds and how sometimes the way to win is to aim for the average!

If you’re interested in the previous Two Cents video on diversifying with mutual funds, we’ve got an EdPuzzle for that too!

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Looking for a humorous way to discover bank charges too? Try CARTOONS: Check Billing Fees

Find a great interactive presentation of one of the most popular indices to track in our INTERACTIVE: What is the S&P 500?

About the author

Dan Rolando

Always enamored with learning, Dan’s parents affectionately nicknamed him “The Sponge” as a child. After earning his Masters in Engineering from NC State University, followed by six years of teaching, Dan joins NGPF to pursue his passion of inspiring financial prowess in anyone who will listen. After seven years of debt-free higher education through scholarships, employment, creative budgeting and lots of help, he recognizes the freedom that comes from financial independence and hopes to share that gift with others. In the (rare) times when he’s not talking about finances, Dan enjoys running, reading, playing board games, spending time with his daughter and being a sous chef to his wife.

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