Strategies for Investment Success: Index Funds
Will McClatchy, Indexfunds.comISBN: 0471221392; 9780471221395;
What?s the difference between the S&P 500 and Wilshire 5000 Indexes? How can you invest in these and other indexes? If you?re like most investors, you?ve probably heard of index funds, but don?t know too much about them?except that they buy the stocks that make up a particular index such as the S&P 500. Academic research convinced institutional investors and pension plans to adopt passive investing initially, and now many individual investors are also beginning to useindex funds in their own portfolios. The fact is that the subtle investment philosophy underlying index funds, and its related products, can help you grow your wealth in a steady, powerful, and efficient manner?so you can achieve financial security and peace of mind at the lowest possible cost. In Index Funds: Strategies for Investment Success, author and cofounder of IndexFunds.com, Will McClatchy, first discusses the main issues concerning index funds and passive...