Mutual Funds for Dummies / Edition 5

Mutual Funds for Dummies / Edition 5

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by Eric Tyson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470165006

ISBN-13: 9780470165003

Pub. Date: 08/27/2007

Publisher: Wiley

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

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470165003
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/27/2007
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.
Introduction.
How This Book Is Different.
Conquering Fund Confusion.
Getting the Most from This Book.
Part I: The Why and How of Mutual Funds.
Part II: Establishing a Great Fund Portfolio.
Part III: Maintaining a Great Fund Portfolio.
Part IV: Evaluating Information and Advice.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Appendix.
Icons Used in This Book.
Part I: The Why and How of Mutual Funds.
Chapter 1: Investments Primer.
Chapter 2: Mutual Funds: Advantages and Disadvantages.
Chapter 3: Alternatives to Mutual Funds.
Chapter 4: Fitting Funds into Your Financial Future.
Chapter 5: How to Pick Great Funds.
Chapter 6: Where to Buy Funds.
Part II: Establishing a Great Fund Portfolio.
Chapter 7: Constructing a Portfolio.
Chapter 8: Money Market Funds: Funds That Beat the Bank.
Chapter 9: Bond Funds: When Boring Is Beautiful.
Chapter 10: Stock Funds: Funds for Longer-Term Needs.
Chapter 11: Working It Out: Sample Portfolios.
Chapter 12: Application, Transfer, and Other Useful Forms.
Part III: Maintaining a Great Fund Portfolio.
Chapter 13: Evaluating Your Funds: Sell, Hold, or Buy More?
Chapter 14: Understanding Yucky Tax Forms for Mutual Funds.
Chapter 15: Common Fund Problems and How to Fix 'Em.
Part IV: Evaluating Information and Advice.
Chapter 16: Fund Ratings, Gurus, and Still More Funds.
Chapter 17: Computers and Mutual Funds.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Developments in the Mutual Fund Business.
Chapter 19: Ten Negative Fund-Investing Thoughts to Overcome.
Chapter 20: Ten Questions More Fund Investors Should Ask.
Chapter 21: Ten Issues to Consider Before Hiring a Financial Advisor.
Appendix.
Index.
Book Registration Information.

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Mutual Funds For Dummies 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Style-Lady1 More than 1 year ago
This book helps one to begin to understand the terminoloy so they can move on to more advanced reading.