READ YOUR PROSPECTUS THOROUGHLY
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You can obtain a prospectus from several sources:
? Brokers?The prospectuses
they have available are usually for funds they offer their customers.
? The company?You can get one through the
mail by writing to the fund or by calling the fund. Many have toll-free
? The Internet?Many funds post their
prospectuses on their Web sites.
What we have described in this tutorial are the major
parts of the document. There are other items as well. Some funds even include
advice on how to invest in mutual funds, although they stop short of advertising
themselves. By understanding the contents of a mutual fund prospectus, you will
be better prepared to decipher your next prospectus and choose a mutual fund for
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