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Investment ideas, insights, and information. 

Mutual Fund Basics

Brush up on your mutual fund knowledge and learn how mutual funds can help you reach your investment goals.

About Mutual Funds 
Mutual funds are investments that pool your money with the money of many other people to purchase a variety of individual securities. Get more details

Understanding fees and expenses 
Understanding the costs associated with mutual funds is an important part of your purchase decision. Watch our 3 minute video to learn more about how mutual fund fees work. Get more details

Asset Classes 
Mutual funds may be categorized by the four major asset classes in which they may invest: cash equivalent, income, equity and balanced. Get more details

Scotia Portfolios 
Each of the Portfolios invests in a range of mutual funds chosen to provide strategic asset allocation and diversification to match your investment needs. Get more details