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Money Panel

Stephen York, 24, telephone service, Wesley Chapel

By FRED W. WRIGHT JR.
Published February 4, 2007


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How did you started in investing?

I wanted to get into it. I started when I was 18, in mutual funds with my parents' help.

What is your best investment?

Probably our house.

What is your worst investment?

Nothing.

What have you learned about investing that you think all investors should know?

You can't start too early. It helps you to build your portfolio to start as early as possible.

How would you describe your approach to investing?

Probably moderate.

What do you find the most difficult about investing?

Finding the time to do your own research.

How are you invested?

Probably 80 percent stocks. The rest is a mix of bonds and other things.

What changes have you made in your investments in the past year?

None really.

Do you think now is a good time to invest?

Oh, yes. Why not? It depends on what you'd be investing in.

What is your goal for your investments?

Prepare for retirement.

What is your biggest money concern?

None right now.

Where do you get your investment tips?

Mainly from news sources and personal research and friends. I read Fast Company magazine; the Economist.

 

[Last modified February 3, 2007, 19:51:08]


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