Mutual Funds for Dummies / Edition 5

Mutual Funds for Dummies / Edition 5

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by Eric Tyson
     
 

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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

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

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.

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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.