Chances are you won’t be able to cost-effectively buy individual stocks and still be diversified with a small amount of money. Given these restrictions, it’s probably worth starting out on your investment journey with a mutual fund, index fund or ETF. How do you choose the fund that’s right for you?

A central place to find the best funds for your particular needs is the Personal Finance Fund Portfolio, which pinpoints best-of-breed funds accompanied by our investment team’s advice.

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