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3 Strong Mutual Funds to Add to Your Retirement Portfolio Right Now October 07, 2020

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If you're invested in any of the funds in our "Magnificent Retirement Mutual Funds" list, congratulations on owning some of the best managed and top-performing mutual funds. If you are lucky enough to discover our list of Top-Ranked Funds for the first time, it's never too late to start investing with the best, especially when it comes to your retirement.

Great performance, diversification, and low fees: it's a pretty simple formula for a great mutual fund. Some are better than others, but utilizing our Zacks Rank, we have identified three mutual funds that would make great additions to long-term investors' portfolios.

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

American Beacon Stephens Mid Cap Growth I (SFMIX - Free Report) has a 0.89% expense ratio and 0.8% management fee. SFMIX is a Mid Cap Growth mutual fund. These funds aim to target companies with a market capitalization between $2 billion and $10 billion that are also expected to exhibit more extensive growth opportunities for investors than their peers. With yearly returns of 13.42% over the last five years, this fund clearly wins.

LKCM Equity Institutional (LKEQX - Free Report) is a stand out amongst its peers. LKEQX is part of the Large Cap Blend section, and these mutual funds most often invest in firms with a market capitalization of $10 billion or more. By investing in bigger companies, these funds offer more stability, and are often well-suited for investors with a "buy and hold" mindset. With five-year annualized performance of 10.38%, expense ratio of 0.8% and management fee of 0.7%, this diversified fund is an attractive buy with a strong history of performance.

T. Rowe Price Japan Fund (PRJPX - Free Report) : 0.97% expense ratio and 0.79% management fee. PRJPX is a Japan - Equity fund option, and these funds primarily invest in companies in one of the world's richest and most diversified economies, Japan. With a five-year annual return of 10.4%, this fund is a well-diversified fund with a long track record of success.

So, there you have it - if your advisor has you invested in any of our "Magnificent Retirement Mutual Funds," they are certainly earning their keep. If not, you may want to look elsewhere.

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