How to Choose Between Active and Passive Investing

A couple speaking with a financial adviser about investing
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Editor’s Note: This story comes from Wealthramp. Active investing and passive investing are two contrasting approaches to making your money work for you in today’s market. Both philosophies use the S&P 500 as a benchmark to gauge the success of their performance, however active investing will typically aim to outperform the benchmark, while passive investing will strive to replicate it.