Investing for Retirement: Stock Market or Real Estate? - Yahoo! Finance
Of course, we’d all like to retire with an overflowing nest egg so we can relax in relative comfort in our golden years. There are, of course, many approaches to maximizing your retirement savings, but it often comes down to how you invest whatever disposable income you have, after your living expenses are satisfied. Most financial advisors you speak with will highlight either investing in the stock market (or mutual fund market), or investing the real estate, or both. But before choosing, it’s important to understand your risk tolerance and your timeline, because both are crucial to where you should invest your disposable dollars. In this Yahoo! Finance article by SmartAsset’s Eric Reed, the author walks you through the nuances of stock market investing vs. investing in real estate. Click here to read more.