The Vanguard 500 Index, Dodge & Cox International Stock and Rydex Consumer Leisure funds are the best mutual funds to invest in as of 2015 according to investing website InvestorPlace. InvestorPlace also recommends the L... More » Business & Finance Investing

Consumers can find a list of the top 25 no-load mutual funds at This site bases the ranking of no-load mutual funds on long-term performance, below-average fees and those that are run by seasoned managers,... More » Business & Finance Investing

Morningstar monitors and analyzes various mutual fund performances and uses a one- to five-star rating, with five stars being the highest rating and one star being the lowest. Morningstar studies more than 1,400 mutual f... More » Business & Finance Investing

Low-cost S&P 500 mutual funds include the Vanguard 500 Index Admiral, the Schwab S&P 500 Index and the State Street Equity 500 Index, notes Business Insider. These funds all offer the opportunity for diversification with... More » Business & Finance Investing

Index funds that track the S&P 500 are available online from Vanguard, SPDR, Fidelity and other large brokerages. The S&P 500 is a listing of stocks, but it cannot be invested into directly. Investors must find a mutual ... More » Business & Finance Investing

Vanguard does not offer any gold exchange-traded funds; however, the company does offer the Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining Fund, explains the company’s website. The fund does not invest exclusively in gold but inves... More » Business & Finance Investing

Vanguard offers approximately 160 U.S. funds and 120 international funds as of Dec. 31 2014, according to the company's website. Some of its largest funds include the Vanguard Total Stock Market Fund, which takes a passi... More » Business & Finance Investing