Finance: What are Balanced Funds?

What are Balanced Funds? Balanced funds are a combination of different investments, hence “balanced.” They can be comprised of stocks and bonds as well as money market funds and are set up using the investor’s risk preferences.

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equities a balanced fund is a type of mutual or index fund which generally

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keeps an even ish mix of growth and income for investors who don't want the

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volatile sharp rocky mountain peaks and valleys that growth only throws at you [Growth chart with peaks and valleys]

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but well they want a bit more excitement than all bonds got it or rather they can

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handle a bit more risk in their lives than what a simple bond income fund

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would deliver to them you know a whole lot of boring yield balance is almost [Woman balancing]

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always good for zen.. oops didn't see that breeze coming