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I got a gift from my father in law.
A house.
Actually money to buy a house.
We bought it now we are selling cause we're moving - don't know when we'll buy again.
Here's the issue: I promised my father in law I would not risk this money.
What is the least-risky-highest-return place where I could put this money?
What definition of risk should I go with?



Dear heurtaalberto,

Welcome to the Motley Fool!

All investments involve risk, but many shorter term investments, such as savings accounts, money market funds, and CDs are far less risky. The stock market, on the other hand, returns @ 11% historically, but it does involve risk. I'd suggest you visit our Short Term Investing Center to learn about these options:

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Foolishly yours,

Karen Kosoy
TMF Karen
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