Core Mutual Funds
Core mutual funds are an appropriate choice for those who want to take a more hands-on approach to investing. You can create your own mix of investments from a selection of 14 core mutual fund options, based on your long-term savings goals.
The Core Mutual Funds include:
- Four index funds, which invest in a diversified portfolio of investments designed to mirror a market index, such as the S&P 500. These funds permit you to create a custom portfolio with low fees that reflects market performance.
- Eleven managed funds, which are actively managed by a fund manager or team of managers. Those managers select the investments they think will deliver the best combination of risk and return. Boston University selected these managed funds based on performance and fees compared with other managed funds generally available on the market. These managed funds tend to have higher fees than the core index funds.
Your core mutual fund options, consisting of money market, bond, stock, and international funds, are as follows: