Category Archives: Mutual Funds

46% Of Millennials Think They Need $1000 To Start Investing. Is That True?

This is an interesting article by Emmie Martin with CNBC (with a few tweaks of my own). Many millennials may be hesitant to invest in the stock market out of fear of another collapse, but there's also a strong contingent who simply don't know that they're eligible to start. A recent survey from financial services app Twine found that…
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The Best Mutual Funds – Part 2

When is comes to finding the best mutual funds, there are a lot of moving parts and features to consider.  Some of these things are much more important than others.  So if you're trying to find the best mutual funds, here are some more things you need to know about: 12b-1 Fees These are another kind of internal…
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Why Do Investors Sit Tight In 401K’s?

There are bears. There are bulls. And there are sitting bulls. These are the legions of 401(k) investors who don't merely buy and hold; they buy, hold and sit stock-still. Even as the U.S. stock market fell 55% between October 2007 and March 2009, these people barely budged. Among the more than three million 401(k)…
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The Best Mutual Funds – Part 1

Funds are by far the most widely used investment vehicle in the world. They offer diversification and professional money management at reasonable costs. But some are better than others, for sure!
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