Mutual Funds

July 30, 2019

MFATT: Types of Mutual Funds

A Mutual Fund is a collective investment scheme that pools investors monies to form the source for investments in various securities depending upon the investment objective of the scheme eg. equities, bonds, money market instruments, other financial securities.   For investors who would like to invest in mutual funds, where do they start? The number of funds is so large and investment programs so varied, that investors could become overwhelmed. Generally speaking, there are four broad types of mutual funds; […]
April 5, 2019

Mutual Funds Explained: Diversification

We have all heard of the term ‘Don’t put all your eggs in one basket’ and generally, this saying can be applied to many situations. In investing, it is no different.    In fact, not putting all your eggs in one basket, also known as diversification, is the best strategy to reduce the total amount of risk any individual is exposed to.   As an investor holds multiple assets, often across multiple categories, the investment risk is minimized by removing […]
December 14, 2018

Mutual Funds Corner – Why Invest?

Why Invest? If you keep your money “under your mattress” instead of investing it, your money is not working for you and you may never have more than what you have put away (and we have not even factored in the effect of inflation). The bottom line is there are two major ways to make money: By working hard. By having your assets work for you (Investing).   Some of the most compelling reasons for investing are: The prospect of […]
February 14, 2018

Value your loved ones this Valentine’s

  This Valentine’s day, show your loved ones how much you Value them. Give the gift that can potentially keep on giving. Who needs more flowers, candy and wine? Replace those mediocre gifts with the gift of an investment opportunity. Whether it’s Stocks, Bonds or Mutual Funds, nothing says “I love you” more than investing in your loved ones. Get started today! Consult a registered investment adviser before your invest. Visit www.ttsec.org.tt      Love is in the air… Be […]