Asked by Lynn
Answered by Steve Stanganelli
CFP®, CRPC® in Amesbury, MA
Mutual funds are a tool for investing. And like all tools they're not good or bad but you'll be better served if you use them correctly. First, the basics: A mutual...
Asked by Neil
Answered by Michael Hoffman PRO+
RFC, CLU, ChFC in Grass Valley, CA
Neil, Liquidity is the key and preservation of capital. If you have some funds that you will be using for your 3rd, 4th and 5th years in school you may want to use a...
Asked by Judie
Answered by Alex Bentley PRO+
Financial Adviser in Pacific Palisades, CA
That is a really hard question to answer, because there are many different types of mutual funds. Cathy has covered the basics, and I agree with her that you really n...
Asked by Ashley Soto
Answered by MoneyTips Writing Staff
Financial Adviser in Los Angeles, CA
Acorns invests in portfolios of Exchange Traded Funds depending on the level of risk you choose. You can learn more about Exchange Traded Funds at http://www.moneytips...
Asked by an anonymous user
Answered by Pamela J. Horack, PRO+
CFP® in Lake Wylie, SC
Since you and your wife are still working, you may be able to open a Roth IRA, which could be advantageous, but you would still be limited as to the total amount you c...
Asked by Angie
Answered by David Meyers
Financial Adviser in Palo Alto, CA
(a) stocks are volatile. In the last couple of decades, there have been a handful of incidents where stock values went down by somewhere around 40-50%. (72-74, '86, ...
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Answered by Terrance Agnew PRO+
Financial Adviser in Sierra Vista, AZ
For an investor with a long term time horizon, such as investing for retirement, mutual funds can provide a diversified portfolio. Because mutual funds are investment...
Asked by John Zur
Answered by Dave Bradley
Investment Manager (Financial Advisor) in North Charleston, SC
Hi John, Can you elaborate on contributions to "Private Funds/products?" If you are referring to illiquid REITS, be very careful. Here is an SEC bulletin on this. ...
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