Mutual Funds

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

New Rules for Fund Names Take Aim at Greenwashing

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently expanded rules that require funds to invest the majority of their assets in investments that reflect the fund's name. Here's what to know.

How Are Money Market Funds Managed?

Kathy Jones and guests examine the history of money market funds and their attractiveness in the current interest rate environment.

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.