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Why should I invest?

Investing is a great way to make your money work for you. Keeping your money out of the market can mean a loss of thousands of dollars of growth and dividends over the course of your money-earning life. The sooner you start investing, the greater your chance of benefiting from compounding.

Let’s say you invested $20 a week. After 20 years, your $20,800 investment would be worth over $34,000 (assuming a 5% compound annual return). If you’d left that money in the bank, you’d have missed out on nearly $14,000 worth of gains.

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