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Mutual Funds, ETF Funds, and Hedge Funds

You've heard that mutual funds are the easiest way to begin investing your money, but aren't exactly sure how to go about getting involved with them. These resources will help make sense and simplify the process of buying your initial shares in the fund of your choice.
  1. Equity Funds (5)
  2. Exchange Traded Funds ETFs (6)
  3. Fund of Funds (1)
  4. Hedge Funds (2)
  5. Index Funds (8)
  6. Money Market Mutual Fund (4)
  7. Mutual Fund Companies (0)
  8. Mutual Fund Investing Basics (9)
  9. Mutual Fund Investing Strategies (6)
  10. Mutual Fund Performance (3)
  11. Retirement Funds (5)
  12. What Is a Mutual Fund? (8)

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Investing in Mutual Funds
Mutual funds are one of the most popular ways for new investors to build wealth. Whether you own them through your retirement plan, such as a 401(k) or IRA, or you buy them directly or through a brokerage account, this guide to mutual fund investing was designed to help you understand what they are, how they work, and things you may want to...

If You Are Investing in Mutual Funds, Avoid These 5 Mistakes
When it comes to investing in mutual funds, there are a few major mistakes that even the best intentioned newbie makes, costing significant lost money in the long-run. This overview was written to help you spot these mistakes and, we hope, avoid them, keeping more wealth in your family's pocket.

Making Money from Mutual Funds
As a new investor, do you actually know how to make money with mutual funds? Where your profit comes from when you invest in a mutual fund? This introduction explains the answer to those questions.

About Mutual Funds
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How Do I Invest in ETFs?
An exchange traded fund, or ETF, is a type of security that can invest in stocks, bonds, commodities, or other assets but that trades like a stock instead of a traditional mutual fund.

How Mutual Funds Can Cause Big Tax Payments In Bear Markets
Many investors that hold mutual funds outside of a tax-advantaged account such a 401(k) or Roth IRA are going to receive a rude awakening when their broker sends them their year-end tax documents. That's because they may owe capital gains taxes on their mutual funds even if they have experienced huge drops in market value. Don't think it's possible? Unfortunately, it's a reality due to the way mutual funds are taxed.

Bond Mutual Funds vs. Bonds
Many investors don't know which is better for their fixed income portfolio, bond funds or individual bonds. In this introduction to bond funds you will learn the benefits, drawbacks, and other considerations when trying to make a decision about whether you should purchase individual securities or invest in a diversified bond fund.

How Do I Invest In Mutual Funds?
Have you ever wondered how to invest in mutual funds or what some of the basics of mutual fund investing are? This was a brief overview put together to help give you an idea of how the process works and what you might want to consider before learning more.

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