What are Mutual Funds, Index Funds and ETFs?



Mutual funds, index funds and ETFs are portfolios consisting of stocks, bonds or other investible securities. All three provide convenient alternatives to creating your own portfolio of individual securities and then trading them periodically.

Fees, Expenses, Loads and Minimum Investment Amounts



We have all heard these terms but what do they mean to us in terms of our investments? What do we need to be aware of when investing in funds? Do all these matter or are some less impactful on our investments than others?