Mutual Fund Articles

The Value of Mutual Funds/ETFs In a Portfolio

The Value of Mutual Funds/ETFs In a Portfolio Warren Buffett has said that the person who does not want to worry about the stock market should be 90% in Index ETFs to the United States Stock Market (Dow Jones, S&P 500, and Russell) and 10% in short dated T-bills (Treasuries). This advice has value in… Read More »

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Some good long term ETFs

There are several low cost (in terms of yearly fees) exchange traded funds (ETFs, which are like low cost mutual funds).  That may be good over the long term and/or a recession.  Remember averaging in or waiting for low time prices is best. 1) Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/QQQ?p=QQQ It is the top 100 technology (NASDAQ)… Read More »

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We are entering a more turbulent time in the stock market

The stock market is on sale right now but it can get cheaper in terms of P/Es (Price to earnings).  If your averaging into positions each month that is always best.  It is possible to predict a crisis but it takes a lot of up to date as well as historical knowledge. This material has… Read More »

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My Mutual Fund Commentary Only Returned 3% and 4% Yearly

It is true the commentary 2 years ago on  http://thevalueswan.com/some-low-risk-mutual-funds-that-deliver-9-10-yearly-backtested-10-to-15-years/ has only returned 3% and 4% yearly which is not the best but it is a secure gain backed by bonds and income producing stocks. I am deeply sorry for not giving the best commentary.  The moral of the story, even backtesting 10 or 15 years is… Read More »

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Some low risk Mutual Funds that deliver 9 – 10% yearly backtested 10 to 15 years

Im sorry if this idea is not sexy enough for some but making a solid 9 – 10% yearly (a 5% to 6% dividend plus appreciation) is good in my books.  Your money is doubling in 7 years which is not bad http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_72). These 2 mutual funds are balanced funds and with no further ado here… Read More »

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