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Overview

Your shortcut to success for over 40 years.

Master the essentials. Gain confidence. Meet new challenges Fast. That's the reason for CliffNotes. And that's just what you'll get from the simple guide to understanding the different kinds of mutual funds— and making wise investment choices.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781894413138
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/17/2000
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.31 (w) x 8.43 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

John Craig is a Toronto-based freelance writer whose work has appeared nationally in publications such as Maclean's, The Globe and Mail, Investment Executive, and IE: Money.

Juliette Fairley is a personal finance writer whose work has appeared in USA Today, The New York Times, Investor's Business Daily, and other publications. Her first book, Money Talks: Black Finance Experts Talk to You about Money, was published in 1998 by John Wiley & Sons.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Why Do You Need This Book?

How to Use This Book.

Don't Mis Our Web Site.

Chapter 1: Before You Invest in Mutual Funds.

Setting Your Financial Goals.

Short-term goals.

Long-term goals.

A combination of goals.

Understanding Your Money Personality.

Finding the Money to Invest.

Paying yourself first.

Trimming your credit card debt.

Putting Time to Work for You.

Chapter 2: Learning about Mutual Funds.

What Is a Mutual Fund?.

How You Profit from a Mutual Fund.

Net asset value.

Dividends.

Capital gains.

Closed-End Funds versus Open-End Funds.

Chapter 3: Recognizing the Pros and Cons of Mutual Funds.

Advantages of Investing in Mutual Funds.

Diversification.

Low entry cost.

Professional management.

Liquidity.

Shareholder services.

Disadvantages of Investing in Mutual Funds.

Risks involving fund management.

Risk involving changes in the market.

Unclear investment approach.

Lack of insurance for fund investments.

Tax inefficiency.

Uncertainty about redemption price.

No maturity dates.

Chapter 4: Looking at Equity Funds.

Defining Equity Mutual Funds.

Index Funds.

Small Cap Funds.

Large Cap Funds.

Mid Cap Funds.

Growth Funds.

Aggressive Growth Funds.

International Mutual Funds.

Emerging Market Mutual Funds.

Specialty Funds.

Chapter 5: Finding Out about Fixed Income Funds and Balanced Funds.

Exploring Fixed Income Funds.

Money market funds.

Government bond funds.

Corporate bond funds.

Morgage funds.

Dividend funds.

Learning about Balanced Funds.

Chapter 6: Uncovering Mutual Fund Fees and Expenses.

Load versus No-Load Funds.

Load funds.

Back-end loads.

No-load funds.

Annual Operating Expenses.

Management fees.

Administrative costs.

The management expense ratio (MER).

Low-loads and trailer fees.

The cost of turnover.

Chapter 7: Researching a Mutual Fund.

Matching Investment Goals with Fund Categories.

Finding High-Performing Funds.

Evaluating Fund Management.

Reading the Fund Prospectus.

Chapter 8: Buying a Mutual Fund.

Knowing Where to Buy.

Fund Supermarkets.

Deciding When to Buy.

Dollar Cost Averaging.

Chapter 9: Dealing with Taxes.

Tax Consequences of Mutual Fund Profits.

Dividends.

Capital gains.

Tax-Managed Funds.

Tax-Advantaged Mutual Funds.

Tax-Advantaged Plans.

Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs).

Registered Retirement Income Funds (RRIFs).

Life Income Funds (LIFs).

Annuities.

Locked-In Retirement Accounts (LIRAs).

Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs).

Allowable Investments for Tax-Advantaged Plans.

Chapter 10: Mutual Fund Services.

Understanding Basic Services.

Account statements.

24-hour phone lines.

Online information and transactions.

Automatic investment and reinvestment plans.

Cheque-writing.

Retirement-related services.

Advisory services.

CliffNotes Review.

Q&A.

Scenarios.

Consider This.

Practice Projects.

CliffNotes Resource Centre.

Books.

Internet.

Magazines & Newspapers.

Send Us Your Favourite Tips.

Index.

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