How can I buy a mutual fund?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Financial planner David Marotta describes the basics of a mutual fund including how you can buy a mutual fund.

    David John Marotta

    David John Marotta is the President of Marotta Wealth Management, a fee-only financial planning and asset management firm in Charlottesville, Virginia. He is an oft-quoted writer and speaker on financial matters and his weekly financial column can be found at www.eMarotta.com

    Host: How can I buy a mutual fund?

    David Morotta: Mutual funds are available through most brokers or dealers or custodians. They are also available from the mutual fund companies themselves. Some mutual funds have no cost to buy or sell them, others there might be a small transaction fee to buy or sell them.