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Types of Funds — Mutual Fund Nation-Stock, Income, Bond Funds
  • Investing in Single Country International Mutual Funds

    Investing in Single Country International Mutual Funds

    Single country mutual funds are funds that invest all their assets in companies located within one country. These funds can be quite alluring and the top performers change continuously. They can also be quite dangerous if the investor does not know why a particular fund is performing the way it is. Advantage of Single Country Mutual Funds The economies of most countries do not move together. Even in […]

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  • Get Set to Rebalance Your Portfolio of Fixed Income Mutual Funds

    Get Set to Rebalance Your Portfolio of Fixed Income Mutual Funds

    Investors constantly hear encouragement to place their savings in the stock market. Even with the 401k at work, employees will receive memos from management telling them to take more risk with their retirement savings so as to outpace future inflation. The average investor does not like the stock market since he views it as a casino and could wipe out most of his assets. Then, the financial crisis […]

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  • Value Investing with Mutual Funds

    Value Investing with Mutual Funds

    Many of the most famous and successful money managers have been value-oriented investors. These investors believe that they can outperform their peers and the market by investing in undervalued (or underpriced) stocks. This strategy, broadly called value investing, is pursued when the manager believes that the market price of the stock is below its true value. Value investors believe that they can outperform the market because these undervalued […]

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  • Fixed Income Mutual Funds

    Fixed Income Mutual Funds

    Misunderstanding Fixed Income Mutual Funds Many invests have put much of their assets in fixed income mutual funds over the past years. This is understandable given the turmoil in the stock markets, low interest rates on bank savings accounts, and perceived safety of bond funds. Investors use the bond funds primarily to gain additional income in their portfolios. Investors could buy individual bonds to create their income portfolio. […]

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  • Should You Add a Real Estate Mutual Fund to Your Portfolio

    Should You Add a Real Estate Mutual Fund to Your Portfolio

    Real Estate provides very good investment diversification to a portfolio. There is not much correlation between the real estate market and the stock market. In other words, these two investments do not move together. Best of all, real estate funds have outperformed the stock market over the long term with the same level of risk. Almost every investment portfolio should have exposure to real estate. Many investors may […]

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  • ETF and Mutual Fund Differences

    ETF and Mutual Fund Differences

    While the mutual fund industry is much larger and older than the fledgling Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) industry, the size and scope of ETFs are growing at a rapid rate as ETFs become a popular investment choice for many investors. The mutual fund market manages over $12.5 trillion in assets across 7,500 funds, compared to just over $1.1 trillion in roughly 1,000 ETFs; however, there are some important […]

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  • Country Mutual Funds

    Country Mutual Funds

    One of the greatest benefits of mutual funds is that they provide the average investor with instant access to a variety of asset classes and strategies. However, despite how easy it is to diversify a portfolio using mutual funds, most investors don’t take advantage of the full spectrum of funds offered. One type of mutual fund that many investors underweight is foreign/country-specific mutual funds. Country mutual funds, as […]

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  • Gold Mutual Funds vs ETFs

    Gold Mutual Funds vs ETFs

    Most investors have read articles on the merits of investing in gold. Normally used as a hedge against inflation, gold has been attracting much attention in 2010 and 2011 with the price hitting new all-time highs. Most financial planners suggest that a portion of any investor’s portfolio be invested in commodities, especially gold. Gold does not move in concert with stocks and bonds, which makes it an excellent […]

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  • A Closer Look at Closed End Funds

    A Closer Look at Closed End Funds

    While many investors may have a basic understanding of closed-end funds (CEFs), there are some important characteristics which should be understood in-depth by all investors. Closed-end funds are typically much less transparent than their open-end counterparts, but with our short tutorial you will be able to quickly analyze the merits of a closed-end fund and find profitable investing opportunities. Three distinct features of CEFs that we will examine […]

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