Smart Money Moves: Mutual Fund Investing from Scratch

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With the most up-to-date strategies and information on investing on-line, this is the mutual fund investment bible for today--and for the new millennium.

Imagine investing in funds like Fidelity Select Electronics, Berger Small Company Value, or Babson Value for a fistful of dollars a few years ago. Those who did are riding high above the choppy waters of today's market, ...
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Overview

With the most up-to-date strategies and information on investing on-line, this is the mutual fund investment bible for today--and for the new millennium.

Imagine investing in funds like Fidelity Select Electronics, Berger Small Company Value, or Babson Value for a fistful of dollars a few years ago. Those who did are riding high above the choppy waters of today's market, while others are wondering if they'll be able to find the mutual funds that will help them reach their financial goals.

Smart Money Moves is a step-by-step mutual fund investing guide, designed to help investors create a $10,000 portfolio that will serve as the basis for a secure future. Investment wizard James Lowell spotlights proven funds--and the hidden gems--showing readers how to choose the right funds and how to explore on-line investing. Covering a wide range of opportunities, from energy technology and communications to the emerging Chinese and Russian stock markets, Smart Money Moves is the first investment anyone searching for financial stability should make.

About the Author:

James Lowell is the editor of Fidelity Investor, a mutual fund advisory newsletter published by Phillips, and has spent the last decade covering mutual funds for all media. A feature columnist for the Dow Jones Investment Advisor Magazine, he is the author of Investing from Scratch and How to Survive in the Real World.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140288490
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 12/15/1999
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.08 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v
Introduction: Mutual Fund Investing Is a Smart Money Move ix
Part I Life Smarts
1. Funding Your Life 3
2. Funding Your Retirement 16
3. Funding Your $10,000 Portfolio 21
Part II Street Smarts
4. Become a Market Maven 29
5. Become a Performance Maven 32
6. Become an Industry Maven 41
7. Become a Stock Maven 47
8. Become a Risk Maven 53
9. Become a Fund Maven 62
Part III Fund Smarts
10. Your Fund's Prospectus 79
11. The Cost of Investing 84
12. Fundamental Differences 89
13. Finding the Right Funds for You 94
Part IV Investing Smarts
14. Buying Your Funds 103
15. Actively Managed Funds 115
16. Passively Managed Funds 126
17. Bond Funds 131
18. Money Market Funds 144
19. Global Diversification and International Funds 149
Part V Tax Smarts
20. Tax Planning for Your Funds 167
21. Funding Your 401(k) 175
22. Funding Your IRA 185
Part VI Net Smarts
23. Funds On-Line 195
24. Your Portfolio On-Line 201
25. Create Your Own On-Line Fund Tracking System 204
26. Fund Trading On-Line 209
27. Model $10,000 Portfolios 213
28. Mini-History of Mutual Funds 226
Appendix A Glossary 236
Appendix B Mutual Fund Networks 262
Appendix C Sources 266
Index 267
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