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Depending on your level of comfort in the market, I would take $50,000 and put into an Index fund. Maybe something like SPY.

Then I would take the final $25,000 and look at individual stocks. Hidden Gems is a good place to look. Good luck

I think you may have missed the time frame mentioned by the original poster.

You don't throw 75% of your money into a S&P 500 ETF, and invest the rest in individual stocks found on a newsletter (no matter how good it's done in the past) when you need the money in FIVE years.


5-year Avg Return of SPY as of today: -1.85%

That said, we would need more information to answer this question. This $75k doesn't exist in a vacuum does it? What you do with THIS money depends on what you're doing with your OTHER money, and what you're planning on doing in 5 years with this money.
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