An investor's guide to mutual funds advises readers on how to set realistic objectives; how to choose stocks, bonds, and money market funds; how to evaluate dividends, capital gains, and market appreciation; and much, much more. Original.
This invaluable new guide from financial expert David Scott analyzes the role that mutual funds play in achieving a balanced portfolio. In addition to explaining how shares in mutual funds are bought and sold, this clearly written book will show investors ? how to assess a fund’s investment objective in light of their own goals ? how to choose from among stock, bond, and money market funds ? how to evaluate the three different kinds of income associated with mutual funds ? dividends, capital gains, and market appreciation ? how to save on fees when buying and redeeming mutual fund shares