Question of the Day (Updated): What percent of 18-34 year olds are investing in the stock market?

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Nov 16, 2020
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Answer: 41%

Questions:

  • When do you think you will start investing in the stock market? Explain your answer.
  • Based on the value of their investments, do you think that those under 35 year are well prepared when it comes to saving for retirement?
  • Why do you think a higher percentage of those over 35 years old invest in the market compared to those under 35?

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Mason Butts

After graduating from UCLA with a Master's in Education, Mason spent 5 years as a science educator in a South Los Angeles public high school. He is committed to supporting the holistic growth of all students and empowering them to live a life of relational, academic, and financial success. Now settled in the Bay Area, Mason enjoys facilitating professional developments and partnering with educators as they prepare students for a bright financial future. When Mason is not building curriculum or planning a training, he can be found cycling, trying new foods, and exploring the outdoors.