Friday, March 8, 2013

The importance of a mutual fund portfolio

There are three things to consider when building a mutual fund portfolio. First, the most respected investors in history believe in what a mutual fund portfolio provides the small investor. Second, the most respected investors in history may never advocate for a mutual fund only portfolio. And lastly... You can read the full article here.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Mutual Funds: investing in fixed income

Mutual funds are numbered in the tens of thousands investing in every conceivable investment opportunity. They range from equity (stocks) to fixed income (bonds) to money markets, commodities and beyond. And they break down even further to investments focused on domestic offerings to international, emerging markets to total global coverage. You can read the full article here.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

What is an Index Fund?

Before they downturn in 2008, now commonly referred to as the Great Recession, indexed mutual funds were used mostly by the conservative investor and the investor new to the experience. These two groups found the experience of investing with other mutual funds disconcerting. Read the full article here.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Index funds: The mutual fund for most investors.

Recently, Etrade began advertising their mutual fund selection. They boasted an inventory of 8,000 mutual funds. Choosing among those available mutual funds can be a daunting task for even an experienced investor. You will need to know not only who you are but what you hope to achieve. You can read the full article here.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Mutual Fund Investing: Buying a mutual fund for the first time

For millions of investors, finding the right mutual fund is as easy as tapping your company's retirement plan. For millions of other potential investors, the mutual fund can provide a unique investment opportunity to build your own retirement plan. You can read the full article here.