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?
I have read the Wikipedia page but I still don't get the concept. Who maintains the "index of a specific financial market"? For example, one index fund could invest in companies in the S&P 500, ...
On this page I've found the following statement: Taxes on actively managed funds can be considerably higher than those on index funds. Why is that the case? Since both fund types consist of ...
As an individual that is willing to consistently invest ~100-150 dollars monthly into an investment, willing to devote an average of an hour a day to educate himself / monitor investments, what kinds ...