Investing in Mutual Funds
Abstract: Millions of Americans have chosen mutual funds to save for their retirements and to reach other financial goals. Mutual funds are popular because they are ready-made portfolios of stocks and/or bonds; thus, they offer diversification as well as professional management of your money. The Investing in Mutual Funds lesson plan is an introductory lesson to this popular investment. This plan covers not only the basics, but also the kinds of earnings you can expect to receive from mutual funds, the expenses you may need to pay, and the many types of funds you can choose from. In addition, you will learn how to navigate that most important piece of mutual fund communication, the prospectus.