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Mutual funds have become popular among investors, and they are easy to understand. They offer benefits and simplicity to investors with limited money, time, or knowledge. If you are still undecided about whether mutual funds are great for you, check out these advantages. 

Asset diversification is a key rule of investing for small investors and large ones. Diversification is the combination of various types of asset classes and investments within a portfolio. It helps in managing risk. To have a diversified portfolio, it is wise to purchase stocks that have different capitalization from various industries as well as bonds with different maturities from various issuers. This strategy may be costly for an individual investor. 

When you buy mutual funds, you get the advantage of instant asset allocation and diversification without the high cost you would have incurred when creating individual portfolios. The downside to this is that a single mutual fund may not provide you with enough diversification. Check whether the fund is industry- or sector-specific. For instance, if you invest in a certain sector, you may have your money spread over multiple companies. However, if that sector falls, your investment may suffer. 

To understand economies of scale easily and quickly, think of volume discount; the more of an item you purchase, the cheaper it becomes. The same applies when buying and selling securities. Buying a single security at a given time will see you pay higher transaction fees. Mutual funds lower their investors’ transaction costs by taking advantage of selling and buying volume.

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  • Bennet
  • 27-12-19

Long Term Investors

The course "The Mutual Fund Retirement Plan for Long-Term Wealth Building", is delivered in a simple style which makes one feel eager to go through the entire course without feeling bored or intimidated. The content is clear and lucid. The examples used are very very pertinent. The instructor goes straight to the point while explaining a concept. The downloadable materials are also very useful. In short, it is a fancy-free useful course which lives up to its title and can be of great use to anyone interested in taking the first step in investing through mutual funds.

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  • Marilyn
  • 28-12-19

Be Glad

Great book for understating the dynamics and past historical facade of mutual fund investing. outstanding and tells you everything you need to know to be a successful do it yourself index investor. No nonsense strait to the point. Happy with the purchase.

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  • Gerald Carr
  • 28-12-19

On the shoulders of giants!

Wilson is the best teacher about investments. In one month I completed 3 of his courses and the knowledge I got was amazing. I cannot be thankful enough as now I know which are the steps I need to follow to have a good portofolio depending on your risk level. The best investment I made was studying Mr Adidas Wilson courses as they will make me safe lots of money on fees and some other mistakes.

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  • Kevin Schaper
  • 28-12-19

Changed my mind on Investment Strategies

This course is recommended for anyone interested in learning basics of mutual funds and investments. The instructor has provided sufficient background and resources for one to start learning about investments particularly in the field of mutual funds. The learner can further deepen their knowledge on investments after have a comprehensive introduction of mutual funds and investing from this course. Thank you.

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  • Kevin
  • 28-12-19

Absolute essential for every investor

Before reading some books you have to be prepare yourself mentally, you have to do the same thing to listen this audiobook.
The book is so beautifully written that your mind will be very calm.
This book will provide you with plenty of information from the first chapter of the book to the last chapter.
i'm really happy with this audiobook. Thanks to author.

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  • James Moody
  • 28-12-19

The basis for the "Markets"

Very easily understandable for a layman like me, an eye opener and a must for people who don't know much about money. Believe me, we all need this course and then only we realize, what we have missed out on. . Thank you , thank you. MY STORY: In the last 4 months I have already made a profit of about 12-18 % using this knowledge. I am also more aware of what I happening around me in terms of Finance. I can not thank the creator enough. I just wish, I knew about his earlier, but I will make sure to gift this course to my young cousins who are starting their careers. Thank you again.

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  • Daniel Askew
  • 28-12-19

Great Investment Advice

As a person who has gone down the very much trodden pathway of common reserve venture and have bumbled and as a matter of fact lost my direction this book has demonstrated to be amazingly significant. A great substance manual from the Author.This book is unquestionably efficient. Incredible methodology and data. Additionally on account of broad criticism from electronic advantageous materials accessible for anybody inspired by the theme. Would prescribe to any expert who looks to get into profundity with the fence stock investments industry. A brilliant substance manual from the Author.

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  • Deneen Daly
  • 28-12-19

Will educate you on investing

I have studied this course again. I wish I knew some of this when I was in my 20s. Highly recommend to get a better understanding of what one needs to do with their hard worked money

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  • Julie
  • 29-12-19

Look in the Mirror First!

Love this book! Great information organized in language any dummy can understand. I feel secure in following my investment brokers advice with respect to how to handle my hard earned 40K portfolio. Sometimes learning you are doing something well is as important as learning something new

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  • Barbara Kennedy
  • 29-12-19

Don’t be a dummy...

So, in short, you are not a dummy if you read this book; listening this audio book is without a doubt a smart thing to do before you invest a cent, or another cent, in a mutual fund or ETF unless you are already a mutual fund expert.


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