FinCap Friday: When the Mean is Nice

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Oct 17, 2019
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FinCap Friday

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In this FinCap Friday we check out the recent news about the stock market. For the first time in history there has been a shift towards index funds and slightly less money is invested in actively managed funds. Morningstar Inc. estimated that over 4.27 trillion dollars are now invested in low-cost index funds. But what does this shift mean for investment managers or for average investors? Find out in this week's FinCap Friday:

If you're short on time, try our simplified FinCap Friday (No Tech) with the questions embedded right into the slide deck!

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About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!