The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Financial Planning / Foolish 401(k)s


Subject:  Re: 401K portfolio distribution Date:  9/26/2013  2:48 PM
Author:  Fuskie Number:  25154 of 26128

Generally speaking, index funds are good starter funds if you don't go with a target fund and aren't interested in analyzing different funds. Usually a 401k has a S&P 500 or Total Stock Market index fund. You may have those just by a different name. Mutual funds by their nature achieve the diversity your article describes.

Who thinks if you are unsure of what a fund is, you should call Fidelity and get some free advice on any of the funds you do not understand...
Copyright 1996-2018 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us