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Funds for Small and New Investors

April 1, 2002

Not everyone is ready to build a diversified portfolio. Some investors don’t have enough money to meet the minimum investment requirements at multiple funds. Other investors are slowly dipping their toes into the markets after letting their money compound in money market funds and CDs for years. Still others are starting portfolios for their children […]


The Best Mutual Fund Brokers

November 1, 2001

Much has changed in the markets in the last 18 months, and those changes have altered the world of discount and mutual fund brokers. Some brokers have disappeared or merged. At many brokers, you’ll find higher minimum investments, higher costs, or restrictions on investing. But not all the news is bad. More funds are available […]


Top Ten Funds

June 1, 2000

A market decline is a good time to clean out your portfolio. Get rid of the mediocre performers that disappointed in the last market rise and are likely to continue disappointing. Now is the time to set your portfolio to perform better when the market recovers. To help you, let’s review some funds I recommended […]


New Keys For Picking Winning Mutual Funds

June 1, 1999

To keep earning safe, solid investment returns you have to adapt. The investment markets change over time, and you have to recognize and accept those changes. A failure to be flexible, to learn over time, and to accept changes is why most investors and even professional investment advisers pick mutual funds in ways that are […]


Those Dangerous Mutual Fund Rating Systems

February 1, 1998

The books are securely closed on 1997, and that means we’re being bombarded with the annual fund ratings and rankings from many publishers. I know many of you review these publications, because you regularly ask me why I recommend a fund that received a low rating from a service or am not recommending a fund […]

March 2021:

Congress Comes for your Retirement Money

A devastating new law has just been enacted, with serious consequences for anyone holding an IRA, pension, or 401(k). Fortunately, there are still steps you can take to sidestep Congress, starting with this ONE SIMPLE MOVE.

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