Mutual Funds for Dummies

Mutual Funds for Dummies

by Eric Tyson
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Mutual Funds for Dummies by Eric Tyson

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: 7.42(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Eric Tyson, MBA, is a financial counselor, syndicated columnist, and the author of bestelling For Dummies® books on personal finance, investing, taxes, and home buying.

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Mutual Funds For Dummies 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
People new to investing and finance may find it difficult to understand.
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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.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is written in a down to earth style that makes a potentially overwhelming topic managable and even fun to read. The author explains all the details of mutual funds for those who are interested, but also just has a section of reconmendations for anyone who would prefer to skip to the good stuff. There is also a section of fictional characters and the author's subsequent financial advice for each character given their particular circumstances. The author also provides lots of general advice on what things one should look for in a mutual fund while helping steer the reader away from bad choices. All told I knew nothing of mutual funds before this book and now I feel that I can make more informed decisions about mutual funds.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Good Book .. Lots of knowledge .. The book is written so that you can open up to any chapter and dig in, which is why the information becomes very repetitive if you read the book cover-to-cover. The author explains things in simple terms and gives a ton of real-world examples. I also recommend the Dummies book 'Investing for Dummies' by the same author -- just be advised, between the two books, there is only really a book and a quarter of unique info.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Lots of good suggestions and pointers, but a little repetitive and long winded. I was able to make confident mutual fund choices after reading this.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you are a serious investor you need this book.