REIT: Another Form of Mutual Fund

Do you want to invest in real estate? Well, skip those too good to be true infomercial offers about flipping houses, and focus instead on a REIT or two. The acronym translates to: Real Estate Investment Trust. By: Robert F. Abbott, freelance

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What is the Difference Between Growth and Value Funds?

If you invest in stock mutual funds, you may have to choose between growth and value funds. Both types of funds seek to give you growth through the ownership of stocks (or equities), but in different ways. So what is the difference

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Reinvest: Interest, Dividends, & Capital Gains

Should You Reinvest the Cash You Receive from Your Mutual Fund? By: Robert F. Abbott, freelance writer and author of Big Macs & Our Pensions Many mutual funds routinely distribute cash to their unitholders (the ‘shares’ of a mutual fund are known

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Mutual Fund Holdings

What Important Details Can You Find in  the Mutual Fund Holdings Section? By: Robert F. Abbott, freelance writer and author of Big Macs & Our Pensions You may think that having looked at the name, you can skip a mutual fund holdings list,

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Sharpe Ratio

Connecting Mutual Fund Risks & Rewards with the Sharpe Ratio By: Robert F. Abbott, freelance writer and author of Big Macs & Our Pensions As you do your fund-buying research, you will no doubt look at the potential rewards or yields, which

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