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Mutual Fund Education

Mike Deane Jun 23, 2014

In this section, you will find timeless educational articles that have been written to help financial advisors and individual investors learn more about investing in mutual funds. We look at mutual fund basics, how to choose the right mutual funds, expenses, tax implications, investing strategies, and everything else you need to know when getting involved in these investment vehicles. Click on any of the articles below to read more, and if you require more information, please contact us to let us know what we're missing.
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Mutual Fund Education

What Happens When Mutual Funds Split?


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Mutual Fund Education

What Is an In-Kind Redemption for Mutual Funds?


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Mutual Fund Education

Factor Investing: An Overview


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Mutual Fund Education

Learn About Class R Shares


Individual Retirement Account

Mutual Fund Education

Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA: Which Is Right for You?


Institutional Investor

Mutual Fund Education

Who Are Institutional Investors?


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Mutual Fund Education

Fulcrum Fees May Save Active Management & Your Portfolio


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Mutual Fund Education

How to Buy Mutual Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

Understanding Fund of Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

Alternative Mutual Funds vs. Hedge Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

Understanding Socially Responsible Investing


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Mutual Fund Education

Investing in Precious Metals Funds


Global Mutual Funds

Mutual Fund Education

Global Mutual Funds vs. International Mutual Funds


Dividend Scrabble

Mutual Fund Education

Top 10 Dividend Funds to Own


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Mutual Fund Education

What are Green Bond Funds?


Woman Weighing Options

Mutual Fund Education

Bonds Versus Bond Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

Bill Making Munis HQLA Passed


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Mutual Fund Education

SEC to Let Mutual Funds Go Paperless in 2021


Woman Weighing Options

Mutual Fund Education

Growth Funds Versus Value Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

Five Tricks You Can Learn From Professional Money Managers


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Mutual Fund Education

Index Mutual Funds Versus ETFs


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Mutual Fund Education

Decoding the Mutual Fund Prospectus


Retirement Fund

Mutual Fund Education

Introduction To IRAs


Analyzing Accounts and Financials

Mutual Fund Education

Implications of Holding Mutual Funds Outside Tax-Advantaged Accounts


Fund Manager Reviewing Investments

Mutual Fund Education

Tips for Picking the Best Active Fund Managers


Hedge funds vs mutual funds

Mutual Fund Education

Mutual Funds vs. Hedge Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

When Should Mutual Fund Investors Rebalance or Adjust Their Portfolio?


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Mutual Fund Education

Do Interval Funds Belong in Your Portfolio?


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Mutual Fund Education

Series D & N Mutual Funds: The New Share Classes of the Future


Investment strategies.

Mutual Fund Education

Different Types of Liquid Alternative Investment Strategies (Part 2)


Investment strategies.

Mutual Fund Education

Different Types of Liquid Alternative Investment Strategies (Part 1)


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Mutual Fund Education

A Brief Guide to Investment Companies


Piggy Bank and coins

Mutual Fund Education

Mutual Funds vs. Annuities


Investment planning docs.

Mutual Fund Education

Mutual Funds vs. Unit Investment Trusts (UITs)


Document with "401K Plan" title.

Mutual Fund Education

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About 401(k) Retirement Plans


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Mutual Fund Education

Benefits of Core-Satellite Investing


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Mutual Fund Education

Understanding the Core-Satellite Approach to Portfolio Construction


Financial charts and graphs.

Mutual Fund Education

Understanding the Shadow Price of a Money Market Fund


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Mutual Fund Education

How to Choose Donor-Advised Funds


Two woman consulting financial documents.

Mutual Fund Education

What Are Donor-Advised Funds?


Securities and Exchange Commission

Mutual Fund Education

New Liquidity Risk Management Rules: Overview


Winners and Losers.

Mutual Fund Education

Evaluating the Top 5 Winners and Laggards of 2017


Someone Sweeping Money

Mutual Fund Education

Introduction to "Clean Shares" in the Mutual Fund Space


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Mutual Fund Education

Evaluating the Most Important Criteria for Selecting an Appropriate Mutual Fund


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Mutual Fund Education

Impact of Investment Advice on Portfolio Returns


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Mutual Fund Education

Implications of Liquidity Risks in Mutual Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

Understanding the Trend in Mutual Fund Expenses


Index Mutual Funds

Mutual Fund Education

Top 5 Reasons for Retail Investors to Invest in Passive Funds


hedge funds strategies

Mutual Fund Education

Introduction to Hedge Fund Strategies in Mutual Fund Investing


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Mutual Fund Education

How Short Selling and Leverage Impact Your Mutual Fund Returns


British Election 2017

Mutual Fund Education

Implications of the UK Election on Your Portfolio


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Mutual Fund Education

A Long-Term Perspective on Infrastructure Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

How to Capitalize on Rising Populism in the UK


Nav and Total Return

Mutual Fund Education

Differentiating Between a Fund’s NAV and Total Return


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Mutual Fund Education

What Is Floating NAV for Money Market Funds?


Swing from a dollar sign

Mutual Fund Education

What Is Swing Pricing for Mutual Funds?


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Mutual Fund Education

What Is Fair Value Pricing for Mutual Funds?


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Mutual Fund Education

Who Trades on Momentum, and Who Is on the Other Side?


Performance and Size

Mutual Fund Education

Short-Term Performance and Mutual Fund Size


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Mutual Fund Education

Alpha and the Paradox of Skill


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Mutual Fund Education

“Sin” as an Investment Strategy


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Mutual Fund Education

Actively Managed Mutual Funds and the Negative Alpha of Taxes


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Mutual Fund Education

The Nominal Price Illusion


Mutual Funds Word Cloud

Mutual Fund Education

Fundamental Analysis for Mutual Funds


Stock Market Arrows

Mutual Fund Education

The Influence of Recent Market Returns on the Risk Tolerance of Individual Investors (Part 2)


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Mutual Fund Education

The Influence of Recent Market Returns on the Risk Tolerance of Individual Investors (Part 1)


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Mutual Fund Education

What (De)Regulation Q Means for Your Portfolio


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Mutual Fund Education

Mutual Fund Classifications You Should Know


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Mutual Fund Education

Should You Invest in Alternative Mutual Funds?


Mutual Fund Diversification Fundamentals

Mutual Fund Education

Mutual Fund Diversification Fundamentals


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Mutual Fund Education

Analyzing Mutual Funds Beyond Expense Ratios


Why You Need Mutual Funds in Your Portfoli

Mutual Fund Education

Why You Need Mutual Funds in Your Portfolio, Even if You Own ETFs


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Mutual Fund Education

The Top Small-Cap Mutual Funds


Taking A Closer Look At Index Funds

Mutual Fund Education

Taking A Closer Look At Index Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

Mutual Fund-amentals


Get to know the strategies of the top 5 mutual fund managers.

Mutual Fund Education

Top 5 Mutual Fund Managers


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Mutual Fund Education

Mutual Fund Primer: Don’t Invest Till You Learn the Basics


Access hot IPOs through mutual funds

Mutual Fund Education

How to Access Hot IPOs Through Mutual Funds


New studies are shedding light on asset allocation.

Mutual Fund Education

Redefining What Proper Asset Allocation Really Means


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Mutual Fund Education

What Is A Mutual Fund SIP?


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Mutual Fund Education

How to Know If You Are Paying Too Much in Fees


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Mutual Fund Education

Dollar-Cost Averaging Explained for Mutual Fund Investors


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Mutual Fund Education

Buy and Hold vs. Market Timing: A Guide for Mutual Fund Investors


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Mutual Fund Education

An Introduction to Drawdown Risk


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Mutual Fund Education

Mutual Funds and Securities Lending


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Mutual Fund Education

7 Behavioral Biases Mutual Fund Investors Must Avoid


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Mutual Fund Education

Dividend Reinvesting Explained for Mutual Fund Investors


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Mutual Fund Education

Everything Mutual Fund Investors Need to Know About Cost Basis Reporting


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Mutual Fund Education

10 Reasons Why Financial Advisors Choose Mutual Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

Under the Hood of the 10 Biggest Mutual Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

10 Biggest Mutual Fund Investing Myths Debunked


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Mutual Fund Education

7 Essential Tax Tips for Mutual Fund Investors


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Mutual Fund Education

How to Research Mutual Funds


Size of Mutual Fund Industry

Mutual Fund Education

How Big Is the Mutual Fund Industry?


Mutual Fund Turnover Ratio

Mutual Fund Education

A Guide to the Turnover Ratio


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Mutual Fund Education

The 7 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Investing in Mutual Funds


Comparing ETFs vs. Mutual Funds

Mutual Fund Education

ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: The Similarities and Differences


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Mutual Fund Education

10 Ways to Beat Inflation with Mutual Funds


Benefits of Mutual Funds

Mutual Fund Education

The Benefits of Mutual Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

The 15 Most Notorious Wall Street Villains


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Mutual Fund Education

25 Online Tools for Mutual Fund Investors


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Mutual Fund Education

A Guide to the Different Types of Mutual Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

How Are Mutual Funds Traded?


Mutual Fund Taxes

Mutual Fund Education

How Mutual Funds Are Taxed


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Mutual Fund Education

What Happens When Mutual Funds Are Redeemed or Sold?


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Mutual Fund Education

The Cheapest Mutual Funds for Every Investment Objective


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Mutual Fund Education

What Does a Mutual Fund Manager Do?


Mutual Fund Fee

Mutual Fund Education

What Is a Mutual Fund Management Fee?


Different mutual fund share classes

Mutual Fund Education

What Are Share Classes?


Mutual Fund Basics

Mutual Fund Education

What Is a Mutual Fund?


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Mutual Fund Education

How to Read Your Annual Mutual Fund Report


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Mutual Fund Education

Understanding Mutual Fund Net Asset Value (NAV)


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Mutual Fund Education

How to Read a Mutual Fund Table


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Mutual Fund Education

What is the Investment Company Act of 1940?


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Mutual Fund Education

A Brief History of Mutual Funds


The most popular mutual funds

Mutual Fund Education

Under the Hood of the Most Popular Mutual Funds


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Mutual Fund Education

Complete Guide to Mutual Fund Expenses


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Mutual Fund Education

7 Questions to Ask When Buying a Mutual Fund