Smart Guide Mutual Funds (Smart Guide (Creative Homeowner) #3) (Paperback)

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An all-you-need-to-know introduction to mutual funds--ideal for tentative beginners as well as veterans looking for a brush-up on the fundamentals of wealth building

Smart Definitions of blended funds, balanced funds, and closed-end funds

Smart Strategies for college savings, tax-free funds, and retirement plans

Smart Tips on how to find reliable fund families and managers, and how to ride a volatile market

Smart Advice on diversifying your investments, capitalizing on bull and bear market cycles, committing to aggressive growth funds, knowing when to sell short, and much more

Smart Tips on calculating interest-rate risk, choosing between taxable and tax-exempt funds, analyzing a fund's performance history, and matching your fund family's goals and style with your own

Smart Insights into how mutual funds perform against CDs, individual stocks and bonds, and treasury securities

Quick reading and easy referencing with a comprehensive index and loads of sidebars and tables

Smart Guides take readers seriously. They satisfy even the most curious person's desire to know the essentials about any of a wide range of topics--from vitamins to mutual funds to stress relief.

It's all about good reading and expert information. The choice is yours.

About the Author

Susan Karp has written for Individual Investor, USA International, and other finance periodicals. A former employee of Charles Schwab, she lives in San Francisco.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780471296096
ISBN-10: 0471296090
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: October 2nd, 1998
Pages: 173
Language: English
Series: Smart Guide (Creative Homeowner)