Choose Your Funds

There is a popular adage that says “you likely spend more time choosing your next vacation than you do on…(fill in the blank).” This is particularly true when it comes to researching and choosing our investments, including investment funds.

You likely own at least one investment fund, more if you’re enrolled in an employer-sponsored pension or savings plan. If knowledge is power, then research is the path to it. Figuring out how to choose your investment funds puts you in greater control of your financial well-being.

The sub-topics covered in this section of the ProsperiGuide website will help you to make informed decisions when choosing your funds. In this section you will learn how to:

  • Follow the seven steps for successful fund selection
  • Decode an investment fund report
  • Identify the differences between pre-built funds
  • Measure past performance
  • Question your fees and keep your costs down