Mutual Funds

Mutual funds are necessary investments for investors both young and old. They provide essential diversification and can strengthen your returns over the long-term. But there are too many funds for any single investor to sift through. Luckily, our analysts give you the inside track on funds with the smallest minimal investments and funds that charge low fees, so you can maximize your performance.

7 Low-Risk Mutual Funds to Buy Now

An array of low-risk mutual funds spanning multiple asset classes are currently available to investors. If you're looking to add some to your portfolio, here are 7 great places to start.

7 Great No-Load Mutual Funds for Retirement Portfolios

Making matters tougher on investors is the fact that some mutual funds come with “loads.” Loads are a real nuisance for investors. Put simply, a load is an added sales commission that goes to a middleman between the investor and the broker. Talk about pesky.

The 10 Best Mutual Funds for Your 401k

A 401k can be a wonderful saving plan... if you focus on the best mutual funds. These 5 frequently occurring mutual funds have the goods to keeps the gains coming for the long haul.

7 Best Fidelity Funds for 2019

The best Fidelity funds for 2019 include a diversified set of mutual funds to prepare your portfolio for volatility and rising interest rates.

3 Great Active Mutual Funds for the Current Environment

With market volatility rising, active mutual funds could provide plenty of backstop against the gyrations. Here are three top-notch active mutual funds to by today.

5 Cheap Fidelity Funds That Compete With Vanguard

A slew of new, cheap Fidelity funds show the fund giant is increasingly willing to compete with Vanguard. Here are five of the best.

3 Tech Funds That Are Crushing Their Benchmarks

Active mutual funds can be a great place to add exposure to tech stocks. Here are three top funds beating their passive benchmarks.

7 Best Vanguard Funds for 2019

The best Vanguard funds for 2019 will be those that can perform in an uncertain environment of slow growth and rising rates.

5 Best Actively Managed Mutual Funds to Buy

Despite the rise of ETFs and index funds, there are still plenty of actively managed funds worthy of investor attention.

5 Active Vanguard Funds That You Have to Own

When it comes to Vanguard funds, most people focus strictly on its passive offerings. But these five active funds deserve some investor attention as well.

7 No-Load Mutual Funds to Buy

A mutual fund load is real nuisance because it goes to compensate a middleman These no-load mutual funds let you keep more of your money.

5 Active Mutual Funds Worth Their Expenses

Not all active mutual funds are poor performers. These five have consistently beaten their benchmarks by a mile.

6 Vanguard Index Funds for a Complete Portfolio

Vanguard index funds are arguably the best mutual funds to build a long-term portfolio. We highlight six funds in diverse categories.

5 Vanguard Mutual Funds to Depend On

Vanguard funds offer something for everyone, including conservative, income-seeking investors or risk-tolerant tactical investors.

5 High-Yield Vanguard Mutual Funds

Given its expansive lineup of funds, Vanguard has something for every investor -- including these Vanguard mutual funds with high-yields.

The Bogle Way: 7 Index Funds for Passive Investors

John Bogle, who kick-started the index fund revolution, also founded Vanguard. Honor his memory by learning more about these 7 funds.

The 5 Best Mutual Funds to Invest In the Semiconductor Space

Semiconductor funds could be all-star rebound plays this year. With that in mind, here are some of the best mutual funds to invest in that theme.

7 Index Funds to Buy Now

Warren Buffett recommends a low-cost S&P 500 index fund. However, index funds to buy come in all shapes and sizes. Here are seven that are low cost and globally diversified.

5 Low-Cost Mutual Funds for Retirement Investors

Fortunately, fund fees are declining, adding to the universe of low-cost mutual funds applicable for retirement portfolios. Low-cost mutual funds offer retirees diversity, exposure to multiple asset classes and the potential to generate much-needed income.

3 Best Mutual Funds to Buy as Industrial Production Picks Up Again

Finding the best mutual funds to buy can be difficult, but these are bound to rise soon with the recent surge in industrial production.