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Smart Guidetm to Profiting from Mutual Funds (Smart Guides)

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An all-you-need-to-know introduction to mutual funds—ideal for tentative beginners as well as veterans looking for a brush-up on the fundamentals of "wealth building"

Smart Definitions of blended funds, balanced funds, and closed-end funds

Smart Strategies for college savings, tax-free funds, and retirement plans

Smart Tips on how to find reliable fund families and managers, and how to ride a volatile market

Smart Advice on diversifying your investments, capitalizing on "bull" and "bear" market cycles, committing to aggressive growth funds, knowing when to "sell short," and much more

Smart Tips on calculating interest-rate risk, choosing between taxable and tax-exempt funds, analyzing a fund's performance history, and matching your fund family's goals and style with your own

Smart Insights into how mutual funds perform against CDs, individual stocks and bonds, and treasury securities

Quick reading and easy referencing with a comprehensive index and loads of sidebars and tables

Smart Guides take readers seriously. They satisfy even the most curious person's desire to know the essentials about any of a wide range of topics—from vitamins to mutual funds to stress relief.

It's all about good reading and expert information. The choice is yours.

Synopsis:

Excellent for beginners as well as veterans looking for a brush-up on the fundamentals, this easy-to-follow introduction to mutual funds provides expert strategies for finding fund families and managers to bank on as well as advice on securing college savings, tax-free funds, retirement plans, and much more. Packed with charts, tables, and solid definitions of every fund available, this is the best and quickest way to learn how to track your investments and successfully negotiate a volatile market.

About the Author

Susan Karp has written for Individual Investor, USA International, and other finance periodicals. A former employee of Charles Schwab, she lives in San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Mutual Fund Basics.

Stock Funds.

Bond and Money Market Funds.

Investing to Match Your Goals.

Choosing a Mutual Fund.

The Fine Print.

Buying a Mutual Fund.

Managing Your Investments.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471296096
Author:
Karp, Susan
Author:
Cader, Michael
Author:
Karp, David
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Personal Finance - Investing
Subject:
Investments & Securities - Mutual Funds
Subject:
Investments & Securities
Subject:
Mutual funds
Subject:
Mutual funds -- United States.
Subject:
Investments & Securities - General
Subject:
Business - Personal Finance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
The Smart Guides Series
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
January 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
173
Dimensions:
233 x 192 x 13 mm 11.2 oz

Related Subjects

Business » Investing
Business » Investing » Mutual Funds
Business » Personal Finance

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"Synopsis" by , Excellent for beginners as well as veterans looking for a brush-up on the fundamentals, this easy-to-follow introduction to mutual funds provides expert strategies for finding fund families and managers to bank on as well as advice on securing college savings, tax-free funds, retirement plans, and much more. Packed with charts, tables, and solid definitions of every fund available, this is the best and quickest way to learn how to track your investments and successfully negotiate a volatile market.
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