Modern mutual funds were first created in the 1920s. Today, more than 40% of U.S.
households own mutual funds.
This guide will help you:
Learn how mutual funds work.
Recognize different mutual fund styles.
Understand the costs associated with mutual fund investing.
Use mutual funds in your investment plan.
Mutual funds offer a convenient and inexpensive way to invest. For example, do
you contribute to a company-sponsored retirement plan, such as a 401(k)? Many
such plans offer opportunities to invest in mutual funds.