Warren Buffett explains why he considers S&P 500 Index Fund to be the best investment for the majority of people. In fact, most people who are paid to deliver higher returns than the indexes (mutual fund managers, financial advisors etc.), can't outperform the stock market.
The question goes: “Why have you advised your wife to invest in index funds after your death rather than Berkshire Hathaway? I believe Munger has counseled his offspring to quote, ‘Not be so dumb as to sell.’”
From Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting. (2017)
Warren E. Buffett is an American long-term investor, philanthropist, business tycoon, and the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of over 100 billion dollars. Buffett was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He developed an interest in business and investing in his youth and made truly incredible stock market returns over his career.
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Warren Buffett: Why Most People Should Invest In S&P 500 Index