Glide Invest FAQ: What is Passive Investing?

What is Passive Investing?

Passive investing is an investing strategy that tracks an index. It broadly refers to a strategy where investors, generally having a long-term plan, buy-and-hold stocks and do minimal trading in the market. Investing in Index funds and ETFs are the most common forms of passive investing.
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