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Mutual Funds for Dummies (For Dummies)

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Publisher Comments:

Expanded coverage of ETFs, fund alternatives, and Internet research

Cash in on the latest wealth-building techniques with America's #1 best-selling mutual fund book

Want to make the most of mutual funds? Personal finance expert Eric Tyson shares his time-tested investing advice, as well as updates to his fund recommendations and revised coverage of tax law changes, in this user-friendly resource. Sample fund portfolios and updated forms show you exactly how to accomplish your financial goals.

  • Pick the best funds and avoid losers
  • Assemble and maintain a portfolio

  • Evaluate your funds' performance

  • Track and invest in funds online

  • Fix common fund problems

Synopsis:

Mutual Funds For Dummies, Fifth Edition, builds upon the successful previous editions by offering 25 percent new content that covers changes to the mutual funds market.

Synopsis:

This guide for the average investor cuts through the confusion around mutual funds and shows how to select the best stock funds for growth, how to assemble and maintain a portfolio, access mutual fund information online, and how to choose bond and money funds.

Synopsis:

Expanded coverage of ETFs, fund alternatives, and Internet research

Cash in on the latest wealth-building techniques with America's #1 best-selling mutual fund book

Want to make the most of mutual funds? Personal finance expert Eric Tyson shares his time-tested investing advice, as well as updates to his fund recommendations and revised coverage of tax law changes, in this user-friendly resource. Sample fund portfolios and updated forms show you exactly how to accomplish your financial goals.

  • Pick the best funds and avoid losers
  • Assemble and maintain a portfolio

  • Evaluate your funds' performance

  • Track and invest in funds online

  • Fix common fund problems

About the Author

Eric Tyson, MBA, is a financial counselor, a syndicated columnist, and theauthor of bestselling For Dummies books on personal finance, investing, real estate, and taxes.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Mutual Funds: Sharing Risks and Rewards.

Chapter 1: Making More Money, Taking Less Risk.

Chapter 2: Mutual Funds: Strengths and Weaknesses.

Chapter 3: Funding Your Financial Plans.

Part II: Evaluating Alternatives to Funds.

Chapter 4: Selecting Your Own Stocks and Bonds.

Chapter 5: Exchange-Traded Funds and Other Fund Lookalikes.

Chapter 6: Hedge Funds and Other Managed Alternatives.

Part III: Separating the Best From the Rest.

Chapter 7: Finding the Best Funds.

Chapter 8: Buying Funds from the Best Firms.

Part IV: Establishing a Great Fund Portfolio.

Chapter 9: Perfecting a Fund Portfolio.

Chapter 10: Money Market Funds: Beating the Bank.

Chapter 11: Bond Funds: When Boring Is Beautiful.

Chapter 12: Stock Funds: Meeting Your Longer-Term Needs.

Chapter 13: Working It Out: Sample Portfolios.

Chapter 14: Applications, Transfers, and Other Useful Forms.

Part V: Keeping Current and Informed.

Chapter 15: Evaluating Your Funds and Adjusting Your Portfolio.

Chapter 16: The Taxing Side of Mutual Funds.

Chapter 17: Common Fund Problems and How to Fix Them.

Chapter 18: Fund Ratings and Forecasters.

Chapter 19: Harnessing Your Computer’s Power.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Common Fund-Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them.

Chapter 21: Ten Fund-Investing Fears to Conquer.

Chapter 22: Ten Tips on Hiring a Financial Adviser.

Appendix: Recommended Fund Companies and Discount Brokers.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470165003
Publisher:
For Dummies
Subject:
Personal Finance - General
Author:
Tyson, Eric
Author:
Tyson, Eric M. B. a.
Author:
Eric Tyson, MBA
Subject:
Investments & Securities - Mutual Funds
Subject:
Mutual funds
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Mutual funds -- United States.
Subject:
Personal finance
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
20070827
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
9.18x7.42x.86 in. 1.34 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Mutual Funds For Dummies, Fifth Edition, builds upon the successful previous editions by offering 25 percent new content that covers changes to the mutual funds market.
"Synopsis" by , This guide for the average investor cuts through the confusion around mutual funds and shows how to select the best stock funds for growth, how to assemble and maintain a portfolio, access mutual fund information online, and how to choose bond and money funds.
"Synopsis" by , Expanded coverage of ETFs, fund alternatives, and Internet research

Cash in on the latest wealth-building techniques with America's #1 best-selling mutual fund book

Want to make the most of mutual funds? Personal finance expert Eric Tyson shares his time-tested investing advice, as well as updates to his fund recommendations and revised coverage of tax law changes, in this user-friendly resource. Sample fund portfolios and updated forms show you exactly how to accomplish your financial goals.

  • Pick the best funds and avoid losers
  • Assemble and maintain a portfolio

  • Evaluate your funds' performance

  • Track and invest in funds online

  • Fix common fund problems

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