Successful investing starts with the basics

Many factors can affect the results of your investments. Having a fundamental understanding of some investing basics can certainly help, especially if you are just getting started.

Five questions you may ask when considering mutual funds:

1

What is wrong with just keeping money in the bank?

Savings and inflation
2

How much money do I need to have to start investing?

Investing in mutual funds
3

How do I know what mutual funds to buy?

How to pick funds
4

When should I consider investing in mutual funds?

Investing for the long term
5

What do I need to do after I have invested money in mutual funds?

Managing your investments

FAQ

 

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Glossary

 

Is there an investment word or phrase you’d like to understand? Investment terminology from A to Z.