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3 Magnificent Mutual Funds to Maximize Your Retirement Portfolio - March 03, 2020

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Our "Magnificent Retirement Mutual Funds" list includes some of the best managed and best performing funds around. If you're already invested in these, congratulations! But if you're just now discovering them, don't worry. When it comes to your retirement, it's never too late to start investing in the best.

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.

Let's take a look at some of the highest Zacks Ranked mutual funds with the lowest fees.

MFS Research Fund A (MFRFX - Free Report) : 0.79% expense ratio and 0.43% management fee. MFRFX 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. With annual returns of 10.21% over the last five years, this fund is a winner.

TIAA-CREF Social Choice Equity Retirement (TRSCX - Free Report) : 0.42% expense ratio and 0.15% management fee. TRSCX 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 yearly returns of 10.43% over the last five years, TRSCX is an effectively diversified fund with a long reputation of solidly positive performance.

BlackRock Mid Cap Growth Equity Service Class (CMGSX - Free Report) . Expense ratio: 1.05%. Management fee: 0.69%. Five year annual return: 15.47%. CMGSX 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.

We hope that your investment advisor (if you use one) has you invested in one or all of the top-ranked mutual funds we've reviewed. But if that isn't the case, it might be time to have a conversation or reconsider this vitally important relationship.

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