During the interview, Carol discusses many the preparation a person should make before investing, the different categories of investors, choosing the right index funds, a reasonable return on investment that investors should expect, and other topics related to investing.
Personal Investing, Carol Fabbri: S03E16 / 91
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Table of contents
[00:00] Introduction from Tom Dziubek
[00:31] Interview with Carol Fabbri
– [00:47] Pre-investing preparation
– [03:39] The different categories of investors
– [10:06] Choosing a fund
– [12:43] The expense ratio of a fund
– [14:21] The importance of an experienced fund manager
– [15:21] ETFs (exchange traded funds)
– [16:32] Investing directly in stocks
– [19:02] The risks of bonds
– [19:49] The benefits of bonds
– [20:26] The rate of return that people should expect
– [21:21] Techniques and philosophies that people should avoid
– [22:30] The importance of an emergency fund & insurance policies – Carol’s health story
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Updated February 6, 2012 and originally published August 8, 2010. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.