Are Target Date Mutual Funds a Good Choice?

An Easy Answer to Retirement Planning -or- MisStep?

By David Wallace [Search and social media marketer from Anthem, Arizona]

Investing in a target date mutual fund seems like the easy answer to retirement planning.

But, how can a single fund be appropriate for thousands of investors, doctors and medical professionals?


Check out the above infographic to see the limitations of target date funds.


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5 Responses

  1. Mutual Fund Questions

    According to Hemant Beniwal, always consider the following when selecting the one right for you

    ■ Is a mutual fund with low NAV better?
    ■ Difference in performance of a Dividend or Growth Plan?
    ■ What are the tax benefits in mutual funds?
    ■ What are the charges in mutual funds?
    ■ Is it a good time to invest in mutual funds?
    ■ Should I invest in Infrastructure funds?
    ■ Equity Vs Real Estate – which one is better?
    ■ Mutual Funds or Direct Equity – who is the winner?

    Good luck?



  2. 67% of Past Mutual Winners Become … Losers

    According to research by Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc, only 33% of mutual funds that outperformed the market in the last five years continue to do so in the next five years.

    Michael Zhuang


  3. Fund Industry Ready to Battle Any Change to 401(k) Tax Treatment

    Here we go:



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