Want to learn more about mutual funds and investing but don't know where to turn? We've got you covered. Here's some information to help you quickly learn a few basic investment terms and principles.
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Getting Started with Investing
Types of Investment Accounts
Whatever your goals are – retirement, saving for college or something else – State Farm® offers a variety of investing options to help you reach them.
Compounding Investment Returns
Reinvesting your earnings is a great way to grow your investments. The benefits of compounding won't appear over night, but they can make a big difference over time.
If your investing mix includes stocks – and many do – you'll probably want to keep an eye on the markets. Here are details about key market indexes in the United States.
Understanding Mutual Funds
Mutual funds can be great investments, but many investors don't really know what they are. We'll help you understand them better.
Managing Investment Risk
Markets fluctuate, and nobody knows for sure what they'll do next. But that's ok. We have some advice to help you thrive in the long run.
Ever hear the phrase, "don't put your eggs all in one basket?" Turns out that's terrific investment advice.
You can't completely eliminate risk when you invest. But you can follow a strategy that minimizes it.
Buy low. Sell high. If only it was really that simple. Fortunately for investors, there's a more reliable way to handle with fluctuating market conditions.
Dividend/Capital Gain Distribution and Wash Sales
You can purchase and redeem mutual funds any day the market is open. But if you'd like to reduce your tax liability, sometimes it's better to wait.
Investing involves risk, including potential for loss.
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- May Lose Value