Mutual Funds

Learn about mutual funds and how they differ from other investments such as ETFs.

Investing Basics: Mutual Funds

Mutual funds have been an investing staple for many investors because of the diversification they provide.

Bonds vs. Bond Funds: Which Is Right for You?

Not sure which to choose? Here are some things to consider about individual bonds vs. bond funds.

Liquid Alternatives: Getting the Mix Right

Liquid alternatives offer broader access to unconventional strategies, but may not provide the exact outcome investors expect.

How Can You Think Like a Fund Manager?

What lessons about portfolio management can we learn from two different types of fund managers?

Fixed Income Funds: Income and Diversification

If you're considering fixed income investments to diversify your portfolio and get a steady income stream, you might want to consider fixed income mutual funds.

ETF vs. Mutual Fund: It Depends on Your Strategy

Support your strategy and portfolio by knowing when to invest in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), index funds, and actively managed mutual funds.

What Are Money Market Funds, and How Do They Work?

Money market funds typically invest in higher-yield, short-term debt securities. Learn how they work, their pros and cons, and if they make sense for you.

How to Search for Funds on

Choosing investments doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Watch to learn how to use ETF and Mutual Fund Screeners to help find low-expense index funds.

How to Buy Funds on

Before building your first investing portfolio, learn how to buy funds and calculate how much to invest.

6 Things to Know About How Mutual Funds Work

How do mutual funds work? Learn about the tax on mutual funds, mutual fund prices, and how mutual funds make money.