Top Tips for Picking a Winning Mutual Fund

1.International Funds 

2.The Case for Index Funds 

3.Work Toward Ample Diversification of Assets 

4.Know the Appropriate Benchmark for Your Mutual Funds 

5.Buy No-Load Mutual Funds 

6.Find a Philosophy That Agrees With Your Own 

7.Look for an Experienced, Disciplined Management Team 

8.Avoid Mutual Funds With High Turnover Ratios 

9.Pay Attention to the Expense Ratio—It Can Make or Break You! 

10.Start With Your Goals and Risk Tolerance