The Pros & Cons of Investing in Cash for the Long-Term (Ep. 73)

Lauren Smith |

When you think about long-term investments, you probably focus on stocks, bonds, real estate, funds, and the like. But what about cash? In this episode of The Green Zone Podcast, hosts Jeff Green and Lauren Smith cover some of the key considerations you should be making if you’re pondering the pros and cons of long-term investments in cash. Together, they discuss:

  • The reason some folks are prioritizing cash funds in their investment strategy
  • Why you must pause to evaluate your near-term and long-term goals and needs
  • How to think about a 60/40 principle with regards to your portfolio
  • The pros and cons of CDs (and what a “ladder strategy” is)
  • Taking the equity risk premium into account
  • And more!

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