Beginners guide to mutual funds


Hey! Are you new in the stock market and don’t know anything about how to pick the stocks to invest in? Mutual funds could be a great option to start your investing journey. This course will help you to understand the basics of mutual funds, it’s types and how it works. This course will also help you to get the idea about which mutual funds could be best for you.

1 Modules

20 mins


Course Outline

What will you learn?

  • Basics of Mutual Funds.

  • Why mutual funds are good to start investing.

  • Types of Mutual Funds.

  • Which mutual funds are good to invest in.

About Course

Do you remember how every Mutual Fund ad ends with “Mutual Funds are subject to market risk!”? However, in the ads, one person is always asking another to trust Mutual Funds. That mumbo-jumbo at the end of the ad is a disclaimer to help you make the right investment decision. But the question still remains - Are Mutual Funds safe or risky? Should one invest in it or not?


The world of Mutual Funds is fascinating. It might seem complex to an ignorant eye but that is exactly what we offer to change. We will be discussing the very basics of mutual funds in this course with you. This course enables us in sharing our knowledge with you but also our perspective of the financial world. A mutual fund is a type of financial vehicle made up of a pool of money collected from many investors to invest in securities like stocks, bonds, money market instruments, and other assets. Interesting right? For more, you can follow the guide.


What you will get?





Course Syllabus

  • ABC of Mutual funds
  • How to select a winner Mutual Fund?


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There are no prerequisites for the course. However, it would be helpful if you first watch “The Mutual fund array” as it would help you understand the basics of mutual funds.

Quick, quicker, quickest! This course falls under the Sprint category and can be completed in 20 minutes duration.

In the course we have discussed the basics of mutual funds, different types of mutual funds. Further we have also discussed how investors can select the best mutual fund for them.

No, you do not need to install any specific software for this course. However, it is advised for a user to have an active Internet connection and an updated web browser for a seamless learning experience. 

Finology provides you with an opportunity to access all its tools and courses by subscribing to Finology One. Hence, you can access this course as long as your subscription of Finology One is active.


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