Investing in Index Funds

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What is an Index Fund?

There are a many variations when it comes to this type of investments. Some of these include the S&P 500, Real Estate, International, and various other broad spectrum holdings. The way this fund works is by closely following the market. For example, the S&P 500 Index Fund keeps its holdings based on the S&P 500. Therefore, as the market changes you immediately see the changes in your fund’s value.