How many stocks should I hold?

The Motley Fool suggests building a portfolio of 15 or more stocks, which should give you a diversified collection of companies spanning different sectors and sizes.

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The principles set forth in this guide will give you the tools you can use to build wealth for yourself and your family, and retire in style. We will teach you what drives investing returns, how to invest with the right mindset, what to invest in, and when to sell.

TMF Starter Kit covers topics such as:

  • Compound Interest
  • The Motley Fool's investing strategy
  • Understanding Debt
  • The Steps to Investing
  • Five Starter Stocks

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