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Should You Add These 3 Top-Performing Mutual Funds to Your Portfolio? - December 18, 2019

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The funds in our "Magnificent Retirement Mutual Funds" list are some of the top-performing, best managed funds available. If you're already invested in them, congratulations! If you're not, don't worry - it's never too late to start getting the advantages of these outstanding funds for your retirement.

The easiest, most reliable way to judge a mutual fund's quality over time is by analyzing its performance, diversification, and fees. Our Zacks Rank covers over 19,000 mutual funds has helped us identify three outstanding options that are perfect for any long-term investors' portfolios that is retirement-focused.

Here are the funds that have achieved the #1 (Strong Buy) Zacks Rank and have low fees.

MFS Mass Investors Growth Stock A (MIGFX - Free Report) : 0.71% expense ratio and 0.33% management fee. MIGFX is a Large Cap Growth mutual fund, and these funds invest in many large U.S. firms that are projected to grow at a faster rate than their large-cap peers. MIGFX has achieved five-year annual returns of an astounding 12.36%.

Fidelity Real Estate Investment (FRESX - Free Report) : 0.74% expense ratio and 0.54% management fee. FRESX is categorized as a Sector - Real Estate mutual fund, which typically invests in various real estate investment trusts (REIT) due to their taxation rules. With yearly returns of 10.48% over the last five years, FRESX is an effectively diversified fund with a long reputation of solidly positive performance.

BMO Low Volatility Equity I (MLVEX - Free Report) : 0.65% expense ratio and 0.5% management fee. MLVEX is classified as a Large Cap Blend fund. More often than not, Large Cap Blend mutual funds invest in companies with a market cap of over $10 billion. Buying stakes in bigger companies offer these funds more stability, and are well-suited for investors with a "buy and hold" mindset. With a five-year annual return of 10.13%, 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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