When picking a mutual fund you have two main things to consider, your investing goals and the funds management style. Your investing goals depend on your investment time frame. The funds management style includes fees incurred and overall performance. If you find a mutual fund that meets your investing time frame, with low fees, and good performance you may have yourself a winner.
So, you found the perfect mutual fund for your investment goals. Before you invest, do you know how much that mutual fund costs? Last week, I wrote a beginner’s guide to mutual funds. As I said, mutual funds are ideal investments for new investors and anybody who wants to take advantage of the stock market’s […]
Guest author David Bakke shares his insights on money management, smart shopping, and getting out of debt on Money Crashers, one of the top ranked personal finance blogs. In this day and age, people are constantly upgrading just about every appliance, device, and gadget they own. Therefore, it’s not surprising that many people feel the […]
Last week, just before Thanksgiving, I sent an article to people on my email list that you won’t find on the blog. I was psyched to see how many of you wrote back saying you enjoyed the advice. If you only saw the subject line or skimmed the email, you thought “oh it’s Thanksgiving and […]
I try to justify my monthly AT&T phone bill and iPhone ownership by using my iPhone to offset costs in other areas of my life. There are a lot of apps for the iPhone, and with some searching you can find the ones that will help you to reduce monthly spending and save money to […]