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I need a little advice. My father has approximately $15,000 to invest. He is 72 years old and does not need the money for income. He was laid off from a part time job he has held for the past 5 years. I was thinking of putting it in Vanguard Index Trust 500. Does anyone have any creative ideas. I am very new at this and really in the learning stage. I would appreciate any information. Thanks very much
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