Mutual Funds for Dummies

Mutual Funds for Dummies

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Sooner or later, we all need to plan for our financial futures. Rich people can hire personal financial advisors to help them out but what about the rest of us? Offering you instant diversification and low-cost access to some of the best money managers in the business, mutual funds are the great equalizers. The problem is, with 10,000 mutual funds to choose from, even experienced investors can suffer from information overload. To make them work for you, you need expert advice from somebody who knows mutual funds inside and out and who understands how they can help you realize your unique financial goals. Mutual Funds For Dummies, 3 rd Edition is just the ticket. Written by leading financial journalist and author, Eric Tyson, it cuts through mutual funds confusion and shows you how to make your money work harder for you. It quickly gets you up to speed on how to: * Pick the best funds and avoid the losers * Avoid common pitfalls * Assem ble and maintain a portfolio * Select the best stock funds for growth * Choose bond and money funds for long-term security * Access mutual fund information online Mutual Funds For Dummies, 3 rd Edition offers you a unique opportunity to cash in on the investment savvy of a personal finance expert. Chock-full of useful examples and insider tips of the trade, it helps you navigate the mutual funds landscape and tells you what you need to know about: * The ABCs of mutual funds * Fitting mutual funds into your financial future * Finding great funds and where to buy them * Establishing a solid fund portfolio * Knowing when to sell, buy, or hold * Understanding tax forms for mutual funds * Fixing common fund problems * Making sense of fund ratings * Investment gurus and financial newsletters * Money management software, investment research software, and retirement planning software * Getting information on the Web Whether you're growing a retirement nest egg or saving for your kids' education, you can't go wrong when you invest in Mutual Funds For Dummies, 3 rd Edition.show more

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 186.7 x 233.4 x 25.4mm | 712.54g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • index
  • 0764553291
  • 9780764553295

About Eric Tyson

Eric Tyson is a syndicated personal financial writer, lecturer, and counselor. He is dedicated to teaching people to manage their personal finances better. Eric is a former management consultant to Fortune 500 financial service firms. Over the past two decades, he has successfully invested in securities as well as in real estate and has started and managed several businesses. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics at Yale and an M.B.A. at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.An accomplished freelance personal finance writer, Eric is the author of five other national best-sellers in the...For Dummies series: Home Buying (co-author), Personal Finance, Investing, Mutual Funds, and Taxes (co-author). His work has been featured and praised in hundreds of national and local publications, including Newsweek, Kiplinger's, The Wall Street Journal, Money, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and on NBC's Today Show, PBS's Nightly Business Report, CNN, The Oprah Winfrey Show, ABC, CNBC, Bloomberg Business Radio, CBS National Radio, and National Public Radio.Eric has counseled thousands of clients on a variety of personal finance, investment, real estate, and mortgage quandaries and questions. In addition to maintaining a financial counseling practice, he is a popular speaker on important personal finance topics.show more