Mutual Funds

3 Best Vanguard Funds for Stability

These Vanguard funds may not be exciting, but the long-term returns far outweigh any cheap thrills from speculating. Read Article

3 Mutual Funds to Play the Boom in Tech Stocks

Mutual funds offer a savvy entrance into the tech stock comeback without the risk of retail investing. Read Article

3 Best Bond Funds to Own Now

Don't bet against bond funds. Just be selective. The best bond funds to buy now -- including these three -- are less sensitive to interest rates. Read Article

3 Mutual Funds for Financial Stocks You Can Take to the Bank

With Greek the debt crisis in the rear view mirror and big banks and brokerage firms reporting on earnings this week, these mutual funds investing in financial stocks look to benefit. Read Article

3 Best Vanguard Funds for International Stock

With one eye on short-term developments in global markets and the other eye on long-term strength, we highlight three of the best Vanguard funds to buy now for international stocks. Read Article

3 Mutual Funds Dragged Down by Greek Debt Crisis

The Greek debt crisis is hitting some sectors pretty hard, due to fears of economic contagion. These funds are no exceptions. Read Article

3 Best Mutual Funds So Far in 2015

Past performance is no guarantee of future results, but the best mutual funds through so far in 2015 may be telling us something about the rest of the year. Read Article

3 Best Janus Funds for Mom-and-Pop Investors

We sifted through 350 Janus funds to spotlight three of the best funds that are open and accessible to everyday investors. Read Article

Best Mutual Funds for Investing in Healthcare Stocks

These mutual funds have the best track record of picking healthcare stocks, which makes them an outstanding short-term play or a smart long-term holding. Read Article

Worst Types of Bond Funds to Own Now

The FOMC meeting didn't uncover anything alarming about interest rates but there are some danger spots in some types of bond funds. Read Article

The Best Mutual Funds to Buy for the Rest of 2015

Looking for the best mutual funds for the rest of 2015? You'll have to step outside the mainstream of large domestic stocks and U.S. Treasuries. Read Article

Why Now Is the Time to Buy Japanese Stocks

Japanese stocks still offer some value, especially in smaller-cap stocks. Active management is your best bet for hunting those bargains. Read Article

3 of the Best Mutual Funds to Play European Stocks

Europe is a top world region to invest in 2015. Capture the positive momentum with one of the best mutual funds investing in European stocks. Read Article

Don’t Overlook Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund (DODFX)

International stocks are cheaper and performing better than U.S. stocks. Now is a good time to own an outstanding fund like DODFX. Read Article

3 American Funds Beating the Market Now

Some of the best American Funds had a tough 2014 but are crushing the major indices in 2015. Will this strength last? Read Article

FCNTX: Now Is the Time to Own Fidelity Contrafund

Now is a good time to own well-managed growth stock funds, and Fidelity Contrafund (FCNTX) fits the bill perfectly. Read Article

Vanguard Total Stock Market Index – A True One-Stop Shop

Vanguard Total Stock Market is one of the biggest funds on Earth for a reason: VTSMX offers diversificaiton, low-cost and outperformance Read Article

3 Best Ways to Dip Into International Stock Markets Now

Mutual funds invested in international stock markets typically cost more, and have greater geopolitical and currency risk than U.S. stock funds. And they're STILL worth it. Read Article

Vanguard Enters the ‘Robo-Advisor’ Arena

Vanguard's Personal Advisor Services its essentially an entry in the "robo-advisor" field. The service will appeal to those with small savings who want basic advice and little human contact. Read Article

3 Best Bond Funds for Rising Interest Rates

At this point, rising interest rates are a matter of 'when,' not 'if,' so make sure you're properly positioned in fixed income with the best bond funds on the market. Read Article