Mutual Funds

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June 2, 2017

Debunking the Mutual Fund Rating System

When choosing mutual funds for a portfolio, investors look for funds that have strong performances and good returns. Though returns can never be guaranteed in an ever-changing market, there are some common ways that investors can judge the quality of fund, one of the more popular being Morningstar’s […]
April 26, 2017

The Odds of Beating the Odds

Only 17% of U.S. equity mutual funds have survived and outperformed their benchmarks over the last 15 years.  When it comes to choosing the funds for a company’s 401(k) plan, the truth is that the deck is stacked against the decision-maker. A study by the Wall Street Journal […]
December 9, 2016

Be Smarter Than Your Friends: Choose an Index Fund

It is an essential investment decision: actively managed mutual funds or index funds? Actively traded investments, outsmarting the market, and “playing the game,” or investing in the index and playing it safer? Whether you are a risk-taker or a risk-adverse investor, you need to know that index funds […]