One of the most famous questions when it comes to index funds is of course the question of “Can you lose money in an index fund?”. And the answer to this question is yes.
No matter if you invest in individual stocks, mutual funds, bonds, real estate or index funds there is always the possibility to lose money. No matter how safe the investment may seem.
When you choose to invest in index funds you need to know that investing in index fund are meant as a long-term investment.
Index Fund is more likely that your investment will increase in value over time.
And of course you will then able to sell that investment for a profit.