The following links helps you to understand facts while Investing in Mutual funds:
Pay Attention to the Expense Ratio – It Can Make or Break You!
Avoid Mutual Funds with High Turnover Ratios
Look for an Experienced, Disciplined Management Team
Find a Philosophy that Agrees with Your Own when Selecting a Mutual Fund
Look for Ample Diversification of Assets
The Case for Index Funds
Know the Appropriate Benchmark for Your Mutual Funds
Always Dollar Cost Average
A Word on International Funds
Understanding Mutual Fund Fees
Schwab Lowering Fees
Mutual Fund 12b-1 Fee
Why Read the Mutual Fund Prospectus?
Where Can You Find a Prospectus?