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What are some good no-load mutual funds?

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A few good no-load mutual funds are Dodge and Cox Stock, Fidelity New Millennium, Mairs and Mars Power Growth and T. Rowe Price Value, according to Kiplinger's. These four funds are large company stock funds.

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No-load mutual funds are a good choice for investors who want to maximize their investments. When shares are sold from these funds, the managers do not charge the typical commission or sales charge, according to Investopedia. Although, there may be a small .25 percent fee for managing these funds.

  • Dodge and Cox Stock: This fund with the stock symbol DODGX has a 1-year return of 6.7 percent and a 20-year return of 10.85 percent.
  • Fidelity New Millennium: This fund with the symbol FMILX has a 1-year return of 6.26 percent and a 20-year return of 12.57 percent.
  • Mairs and Mars Power Growth: Bearing the stock symbol MPGFX, this fund has a 1-year return of 7.54 percent and a 20-year return of 11.56 percent.
  • T. Rowe Price Value: Its stock symbol is TRVLX, and it has a 1-year return of 8 percent and a 20-year return of 10.24 percent.
  • Russell 2000 Index: This medium-cap company fund doesn't have a stock symbol. It has a 1-year return of 12.03 percent and a 20-year return of 8.78 percent.
  • Barclay's U.S. Agg. Bond Index: A bond fund, Barclay's has a 1-year return of 2.82 percent and a 20-year return of 5.67 percent.
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