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How to pick a mutual fund [Google+ Hangout]

October 08, 2012|By Pat Benson

Hiring a financial planner isn't just for the wealthy anymore. Regular investors also can get reasonably priced help, business reporter Walter Hamilton writes in The Times' Mutual Fund Quarterly Report.

As a legion of do-it-yourself investors gets older and their portfolios grow larger, many people find they need guidance from a financial planner. Fortunately, investment advice doesn't have to break the bank. You can turn to online-brokerage and mutual fund companies, fee-only financial planners, and even from an emerging crop of websites popping up on the Internet.

LIVE VIDEO DISCUSSION: Join us at 1 p.m. today

To find out more about choosing investment help and figuring out how to wisely invest in stocks and bonds, join us for a Google+ Hangout at 1 p.m. PDT with Hamilton and deputy business editor Joe Bel Bruno. We invite you to join in on the conversation by posting comments below.

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