Absolute Return Funds: Higher Fees, Lower Returns

Absolute return funds from Putnam offer a lot of promises but the track records of the managers would suggest that they offer anything but guaranteed returns.

Avoiding the Traps of Mutual Funds

Mutual funds have fees that are disclosed and others that are hidden. Learn how much you are really paying and how to avoid these fees in the future.

Why Target Date Funds Don’t Work Like You Expect

Target date funds are popular, but they actually include hidden market-timing risks and much higher costs that simpler strategies.