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Getting Started in Mutual Funds

 
 
 
 
Getting Started in Mutual Funds
Author: Alvin D. Hall
ISBN 13: 9780470521144
ISBN 10: 470521147
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2010-12-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $24.95
 
 

A FRESH LOOK AT THE EVER-CHANGING WORLD OF MUTUAL FUNDS

GETTING STARTED IN MUTUAL FUNDS, SECOND EDITION

Despite what has happened in the markets over the last few years, mutual funds are still a reliable investment option—whether you're involved with them via a 401(k) plan, an IRA, or any other type of account. But if you're unsure of how mutual funds can help improve your future investment endeavors, then this is the book you need to read.

Getting Started in Mutual Funds, Second Edition offers a completely updated look at this popular investment vehicle. In it, author Alvin Hall fills you in on everything you'll need to select the right funds—from acquainting you with the various types of funds to revealing how they are structured. Along the way, he also explains important fund terms and concepts in a straightforward style, and helps you to understand the specific measures you must examine before investing in a fund.

With this book as your guide, you'll quickly learn how to:

  • Select mutual funds that are suitable for your financial goals
  • Understand the risk evaluations of a particular fund during bull and bear markets
  • Assess a fund manager's investment style and its impact on your returns
  • Evaluate ongoing fees and expenses as well as calculate return on investments
  • Buy, redeem, and exchange mutual funds, as well as take advantage of shareholder services
  • And much more

Engaging and accessible, the Second Edition of Getting Started in Mutual Funds will help you make more informed decisions in your search for, and analysis of, funds that could fit your particular investment objectives, risk tolerance, and time horizon.