Mutual Funds For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 15, 2010 - Business & Economics - 408 pages
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Position your portfolio for growth with one of America's bestselling mutual fund books

Indicators are pointing to a rebound in mutual funds, and investors are returning! Newly revised and updated, Mutual Funds For Dummies, 6th Edition, provides you with expert insight on how to find the best-managed funds that match your financial goals. With straightforward advice and a plethora of specific up-to-date fund recommendations, personal finance expert Eric Tyson helps you avoid fund-investing pitfalls and maximize your chances of success.

  • This revised edition features expanded coverage of ETFs, fund alternatives, and research methods
  • Tyson provides his time-tested investing advice, as well as updates to his fund recommendations and coverage of tax law changes
  • Sample fund portfolios and updated forms show you exactly how to accomplish your financial goals

Pick the best funds, assemble and maintain your portfolio, evaluate your funds' performance, and track and invest in funds online with Mutual Funds For Dummies, 6th Edition!

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Mutual Funds Sharing Risks and Rewards
7
Mutual Funds Pros and Cons
23
Funding Your Financial Plans
39
Evaluating Alternatives to Funds
55
ExchangeTraded Funds and Other Fund Lookalikes
65
Hedge Funds and Other Managed Alternatives
75
Separating the Best from the Rest
83
Bond Funds When Boring Is Best
177
Stock Funds Meeting Your Longer Term Needs
207
Specialty Funds One of a Kind
229
Working It Out Sample Portfolios
237
Applications Transfers and Other Useful Forms
261
Keeping Current and Informed
279
The Taxing Side of Mutual Funds
299
Common Fund Problems and How to Fix Them
315

Using Fund Publications
101
Investigating the Statement of Additional Information SAI
117
Buying Funds from the Best Firms
119
Crafting Your Fund Portfolio
137
Money Market Funds Beating the Bank
159
Harnessing Your Computers Power
337
Ten Common FundInvesting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
347
Ten Tips for Hiring a Financial Adviser
357
Recommended Fund Companies
367
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Eric Tyson is a nationally recognized personal finance counselor, writer, and lecturer. He is the bestselling author of For Dummies books on personal finance and investing.

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