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investing 3a style
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how to invest

So you have decided, hopefully for a index, and you are ready to get involved, but how?

You need to know with which instrument you can actually "buy" an index.

There are several possible ways to do so. and it always depends on where you stand regarding the amounts that shall go into the markets, whether you intend to add regularly.

Also the broker you are using might not carry your desired instrument.