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You´ve gotten a lot of advice already. I vote for the mix of index fund and some stock picking. This in fact, is what the Fool recommended, back in the early days (1990s) in one of the earlier books. Of course, TMF has offered all sorts of angles, so you can pick and choose here too. The depressing fact (?) is that any given stock picker (e.g. mutual fund) is more likely to lag its index than beat it. Your portfolio is likely to do the same, I guess.
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