Which Is a Better Investment: Real Estate or Stocks?
Should you focus on buying real estate or creating an investment portfolio of stocks to increase your net worth? According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 65% of American houses are owner-occupied. According to the Bureau of Labour Statistics, about 55% of American employees engage in an employer-sponsored retirement plan. If you're one among them, you've got some stock market exposure. You should know the pros and cons of either approach if you want to double down on either investment or if you're new to investing and attempting to make a decision.