How to Invest in Index Funds: Everything You Need to Know
Many potential investors have read up on the benefits of index investing, but maybe don’t know how to to go about joining a pre-existing fund or what the specific risks and rewards might be. If you have been looking for information on how to invest in an index fund, this article will provide an overview […]
Can Any Index Investing Strategies Guard Against Failure?
Many novice and first-time investors are interested in investing in an index mutual fund, but are perhaps concerned about some of the associated risks. In particular, some potential investors will be concerned that a given index will collapse, leading to a complete loss of investment. The risk of an index collapsing entirely is extremely low, […]
Index Fund Risk: What You Must Know Before Investing
Index fund risk is rarely discussed, likely because it is often overlooked and frequently misunderstood. This is a troublesome fact at a time in which indexing has taken over 30% of total ETF and mutual fund assets, a figure expected to rise above 50% in 5 years. Many investors assume that index funds are safe […]
Indexing Versus Individual Equity Investment
As investors continue to look for low risk effective investment strategies, actively managed investing versus passive investing remains a frequent topic of debate. Though active investing – buying and selling commodities continuously in an attempt to leverage the market – has historically provided better returns, passive investing has become very popular in the last 10-15 […]