Not sure what particular funds should be examined, including funds that track the S&P. Is it smart for me at a young age to choose a fund tracking the S&P?
When a fund says its minimum initial investment amount is $2500, does that mean I need $2500 in my Roth IRA account to trade that fund? If so, would I need $7500 total in my Roth IRA account to trade ...
When I set up a 401k a few years ago, my options were pretty limited, so I simply went with a lifecycle target retirement date fund (exp ratio of 0.12%). However, I now see I can choose a passively ...
I am new to investing but want to start soon, after being able to save some money and doing some research for the past few days. Here are some basic info about myself and my goals: Mid twenties ...
Tax-managed index funds defer capital-gains distributions by, among other things, offsetting capital gains with losses and deviating from their underlying indexes to avoid having to sell appreciated ...
I owned VGTSX for years now but only in year 2011 was it a requirement for me to file taxes. Can I claim foreign tax credit carryovers for past years even though I didn't file taxes during those ...
I don't expect a huge number of funds to choose from in a 401k plan, but all the plans I've ever seen are loaded with funds that have outrageously high management expense ratios (MERs) and they ...
Background: I am married with no kids (but anticipating them at some point) and no debt at all. My spouse and I have an emergency fund, both fully fund our retirement accounts, and are also keenly ...