Like many years past, 2013 has been subject to media hysteria
. We've all heard the warnings of the fiscal cliff
, burdensome investment taxes and general stock market pessimism
. But, like all things, this too shall pass.
If 2013 is the year you'll be making your first investment, check out this primer on simple and effective ways to invest your money
. If you're already a seasoned investor, this page has been assembled to aggregate our best stock, mutual fund and ETF investment ideas for 2013.
Here's to wishing you -- and America as a whole -- a happy, healthy and prosperous 2013.
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