All about Index Funds: The Easy Way to Get Started

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2007 - Business & Economics - 318 pages
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[Ferri: All About Index Funds, 2E, 0-07-148492-2, Back Cover Copy]

All The Tools and Techniques You Need to Invest Successfully in High-Yield, Low-Risk Index Funds

The updated Second Edition of Richard Ferri's bestselling "All About Index Funds" offers individual investors an easy-to-use guide for capitalizing on one of today's hottest investing areas_index funds. This wealth-building resource provides essential information on index funds; expert advice on how to start investing; and winning strategies for high returns with low risk.

The Second Edition of "All About Index Funds" features: Updated tables, charts, and data on performance, fees, and new funds Step-by-step guidance on active indexing and discussion of its expanding role Coverage of all new U.S. equity indexes that have changed the dynamics of the index fund marketplace and a new chapter on commodities and commodity index funds Vanguard's revision of the indexes it uses for benchmarking Discussion of the increasing popularity of ETFs for effective asset allocation

About the Author

Richard A. Ferri, CFA, is the Founder and CEO of Portfolio Solutions, LLC, a fee-only investment firm serving high-net-worth individuals, families, non-profit organizations, and corporate pension plans. Mr. Ferri is the author of "All About Asset Allocation" and "Protecting Your Wealth in Good Times and Bad," both available from McGraw-Hill.

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About the author (2007)

Richard A. Ferri,C.F.A. is the president and senior portfolio manager of Portfolio Solutions, an investment adviser and portfolio management firm.

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