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On Forbes: What To Do About Low Interest Rates?

March 27, 2012

What To Do About Low Interest Rates? Janet Brown tackles this common investor question in her latest post the Forbes Intelligent Investing blog. She offers three key tips: 1. Don’t Focus Only on Yield. “Funds with higher yields may not necessarily perform as well as other funds, or they may take on more risk to […]

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Subscriber Q&A: Yield or Total Return?

February 16, 2012

Subscriber Question: Should I consider a fund’s yield or its total return? NoLoad FundX answer: When selecting funds, we focus on total return which measures how a fund has performed, including both the gain (or loss) in share value, plus all income the fund distributed — whether the distribution was reinvested to buy more shares […]

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