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3 Top-Performing Mutual Funds to Consider for Your Retirement Portfolio- August 17, 2020

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The funds in our "Magnificent Retirement Mutual Funds" list are among the best managed and best performing mutual funds available. If you are just finding out about our Top-Ranked Funds list, we welcome you!

The easiest way to judge a mutual fund's quality over time is by analyzing its performance, diversification, and fees. Using our Zacks Rank of over 19,000 mutual funds, we've identified three outstanding mutual funds that are ideally suited to help long-term investors pursue and achieve their retirement investing goals.

Let's learn about some of Zacks' highest ranked mutual funds with low fees you may want to consider.

Oppenheimer Discovery Y (ODIYX - Free Report) has a 0.84% expense ratio and 0.62% management fee. ODIYX is one of many Small Cap Growth mutual funds; these funds tend to create their portfolios around stocks with market capitalization of less than $2 billion. With yearly returns of 13.11% over the last five years, this fund clearly wins.

Vanguard International Growth Investor (VWIGX - Free Report) is a stand out amongst its peers. VWIGX is a Non US - Equity option, focusing their investments acoss emerging and developed markets, and can often extend across cap levels too. With five-year annualized performance of 11.76%, expense ratio of 0.44% and management fee of 0.41%, this diversified fund is an attractive buy with a strong history of performance.

JPMorgan Intrepid Growth Fund C (JCICX - Free Report) is an attractive large-cap allocation. JCICX is a Large Cap Growth option; these mutual funds purchase stakes in numerous large U.S. companies that are expected to develop and grow at a faster rate than other large-cap stocks. JCICX has an expense ratio of 1.34%, management fee of 0.3%, and annual returns of 12.01% over the past five years.

These examples highlight the fact that there are some astonishingly good mutual funds out there. If your advisor has you in the good ones, bravo! If not, you may need to have a talk.

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