What To Look for in a Fund

If you're just starting out then there are certain types of funds that are likely to be more suited to you

Morningstar.co.uk Editors 9 July, 2013 | 11:00AM
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Let's be honest: Very few investors are as geeky as Morningstar’s fund analysts. Most people don't have time to run around the country attending investment conferences and they don't waste their time swapping fund industry gossip. Furthermore, most investors have better things to do than to monitor dozens of funds. Finally, people starting out in investing probably don't have the money to buy more than one fund anyway.

So here's our advice for those searching for their first—and perhaps only—fund.

Index Funds

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