There are many types of mutual funds, yet all of these funds can be broken into two main groups. Most of the funds out there are open end funds. These are the typical managed mutual funds and index f
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Kathy Jones of Charles Schwab explains why investors should re-examine their bond benchmark and overall approach to bond investing as key bond benchmarks have become skewed to US government related s
Let’s face it, there are many mistakes investors make. Trying to single one out as the biggest, or worst mistake ever is tough. I’ve made my share over the years, including this one. What’s worse, th
Michael Fredericks of BlackRock discusses the inflation "facts of life" for investors and notes that while inflation expectations are presently very low, the significant monetary stimulus in the syst
Mark Mobius of Franklin Templeton Investments discusses the underperformance of emerging markets relative to developed markets over the past year. He talks about the reasons why this short-term under
If you are interested in dividend investing, how do you get your first shares when you have only a couple of hundred dollars a month to invest?
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With the different types of mutual funds to choose from there’s a good chance you’ll come across one that you didn’t know about. It just might be a perfect fit for your portfolio…or not. You’ll never
Even though ETFs are all the rage, mutual funds and low-cost index funds are still the investment of choice for most investors. With tens of thousands of funds to choose from, building a solid portfo