How to analyze mutual funds?

Before investing in mutual funds a proper analysis of what and where you will be putting your hard earned money is required.

Don’t make the beginner’s mistake of looking at past returns and letting that convince you into investing in a mutual fund.

While all the efforts at analyzing a mutual fund is aimed towards helping you maximize your returns and ensuring that the mutual fund you are investing in is closely correlated to your investing goals, it is equally about minimizing risks. Continue reading How to analyze mutual funds?

Here’s what you should know before you invest in mutual funds

Investing in mutual funds requires that you have a fair amount of knowledge of securities market, economy and the law governing mutual funds apart from an all-round knowledge and a bit of street smartness. This article makes you aware of:

  • What are the points that help you to arrive at a decision while investing in mutual funds?
  • Learn how mutual funds can be a better option
  • How to invest in mutual funds?

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Does investing in mutual funds work to your benefit of investing?

Mutual funds have become the go-to investing choice among investors and especially those at the very beginning stage of investing. It is no wonder that mutual funds continues to draw the biggest pool of investment with the ETF industry still having miles to go before it can give the mutual fund industry any sort of competition. Continue reading Does investing in mutual funds work to your benefit of investing?

What are Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs?

ETFs, short for Exchange Traded Funds are baskets of securities made up of any number of assets including stocks, bonds, futures, commodities and so on that are traded, like individual stocks. The ETF’s behave like stocks and currently all trade on the American Stock Exchange.

Unlike regular open-end mutual funds, ETFs can be bought and sold intra-day (and throughout the trading day). Continue reading What are Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs?