With more than 6000 mutual funds out there and reams of information on each, it's tough enough to pick one fund, let alone decide when to buy, how many funds to buy, or whether to keep your fund at all. Contributing Editor Brenda Buttner walks you through the choices.
How to Choose the Right Mutual Fund
How Many Funds Should You Own?
Brenda Buttner's Guidelines on Selling a Fund
Get Your 'Rebalancing Act' Together
How -- and Whether -- to Read Your Prospectus
Which Mutual Fund Risk Measures Really Matter?
Nasty but Unnoticed Fees that Eat Away at Your Returns