There are several low cost (in terms of yearly fees) exchange traded funds (ETFs, which are like low cost mutual funds). That may be good over the long term and/or a recession. Remember averaging in or waiting for low time prices is best.
1) Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ)
It is the top 100 technology (NASDAQ) stocks. This is the most risky one of them all but I believe in 40 years all companies will be technology companies. So the best companies that are now technology based will just become a bigger portion of the integrated global or US economy.
2) Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG)
It invests in companies where the price of the share goes up because the dividends go up.
It takes companies that have increased their dividend for at least 25 years in a row. So every year the companies in the ETF (index) increase their dividend each year and have been doing it for at least 25 years straight.
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