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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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  • Are Money Market Mutual Funds Safe?

    Are Money Market Mutual Funds Safe?

    Money Market mutual funds are an extremely popular investment vehicle for holding investor’s cash investments. The wide majority of mutual fund investors have a money market mutual fund. They are perceived as being safe and very liquid, even though the interest earned may not be stellar. Money Market Mutual Funds vs. Bank Savings Accounts There are a number of technical differences between money market mutual funds and bank […]

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  • Should You Invest in the Most Popular Mutual Funds?

    Should You Invest in the Most Popular Mutual Funds?

    There are thousands of mutual funds available to investors. Some become more popular than others for several simple reasons. The word “popular” means investors are putting more money into a particular fund compared to all other funds. Essentially, popular mutual funds mean the largest mutual funds in the universe of all funds available for investment. It is easy to identify the most popular funds. Simply do a Google […]

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  • A Mutual Fund May be a Fund of Funds

    A Mutual Fund May be a Fund of Funds

    When people invest in stock mutual funds, they assume the investment manager is researching, evaluating and purchasing the common stocks of various companies to be included in the fund. This is normally true. The investment staffs of most large mutual fund companies include research analysts who specialize in the various industries, such as the Auto industry, Financial industry, etc. These professionals understand their particular industry and recommend the […]

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  • Constructing a Diversified Portfolio of Mutual Funds

    Constructing a Diversified Portfolio of Mutual Funds

    Putting together a portfolio of mutual fund investments is similar in most ways to constructing a portfolio of stocks, bonds and other securities. The primary objectives are to select various combinations that will give you good diversification among company size, industries, and sectors while being positively reactive to the current economic conditions. Stocks should be mixed with bonds to temper the upside and downside swings in the markets. […]

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  • A Mutual Fund’s Performance May Not Tell the Whole Story

    A Mutual Fund’s Performance May Not Tell the Whole Story

    Investors of individual stocks will review many aspects of a particular company before buying a specific stock. There is a lot data available about each company, including past performance, company financials, growth trends, competitiveness, product innovation, etc. Mutual Fund investors have less information available about the funds. There will be sufficient information about the fund itself and how it has performed, expense ratios, top 10 security holdings, and […]

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  • Understanding Mutual Fund Holdings and the Securities Markets

    Understanding Mutual Fund Holdings and the Securities Markets

    Mutual funds come in many flavors. There are stock funds, bond funds, real estate funds, and commodity funds.  There are hybrid funds which invest in combinations of the basic funds.  Many mutual funds come with impressive names, such a Magellan, so that you do not really know what investments are in the fund. With all the choices, different investment objectives, and names, it is no wonder that average […]

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  • Comparing Load vs. No-Load Mutual Funds

    Comparing Load vs. No-Load Mutual Funds

    All investors expect to pay certain expenses or fees when they buy a security or other investment. If they invest in mutual funds, it is logical to assume that the management company will have expenses in managing the fund. However, many mutual funds charge additional fees. It is important to understand the various fees that may be charged since high fees will quickly erode the investment returns experienced […]

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  • Why Average Investors Prefer Mutual Funds over ETF’s

    Why Average Investors Prefer Mutual Funds over ETF’s

    Many articles have been written on the pros and cons of both mutual funds and Electronically Traded Funds, or ETF’s. Both methods of investing are simply a group of particular securities (stocks, bonds, commodities, etc.) bundled into one investment product and reflecting one price of all the underlying securities. Mutual Funds vs. ETF’s The major differences between the two concepts: ETF’s trade on the market exchanges, such as […]

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  • How to Select a Mutual Fund Family Among all the Choices

    How to Select a Mutual Fund Family Among all the Choices

    When considering a mutual fund investment, many investors will attempt to find the best historic fund performance at the lowest cost. They do this by researching through online services, such as Morningstar, which will display a number of funds based on the search criteria. These investors will then usually open a brokerage account and have the broker buy into the mutual fund. They do this so that they […]

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