• Welcoming Investors, Big and Small

    Homestead Funds’ low account minimums and transparent pricing structure (no loads, no transaction fees) make it easy to get started.
  • The Value of Client-Focused Guidance

    We’re here when investors find it hard to stay the course. Perhaps emotions are clouding your decisions or you need help setting expectations for future outcomes.
  • Right at Home in the Co-Operative Community

    Our capabilities extend beyond retail investment options. Cooperatives also look to us for help with corporate, trust and deferred compensation plan accounts.

Latest News & Commentary

  • Manager Commentary — 2Q 2018

    Sweeping cuts in corporate and individual tax rates, along with continued robust readings on economic growth and employment, helped to propel U.S. stocks higher in the second quarter of 2018. Escalating trade tensions were a headwind.

    Add us to your mobile and you’re one click away

    From your mobile, navigate to homesteadfunds.com and add us to your home screen. Now you have one-click access to the website, which is fully responsive end-to-end. So you can login and check your accounts, buy, sell and exchange right from your phone.

  • Performance Summary — 2Q 2018

    Our portfolio managers and analysts oversee an array of eight funds designed to accommodate a wide variety of goals, from conservative income to aggressive growth. View the funds’ most recent quarterly performance.

    Why Investors Should Cheer Higher Rates

    Worried about rising rates? We see considerable benefits, particularly for those investors positioned in high quality, short-duration fixed income strategies like those we manage at Homestead.

  • Tackling the Planned and Unplanned – Horizons Quarterly Newsletter

    In all matters financial, events tend to fall into one of two categories: planned or unplanned. When it comes to the future, there’s only so much we can ever reliably know. But that can’t stop us from making some very reasonable plans.

    NRECA Names Mark Santero President of RE Advisers, CEO and Director of Homestead Funds

    We are pleased to announce that Mark Santero will serve as president and CEO of Homestead Funds and the fund company’s investment advisor RE Advisers. Mark brings more than 30 years of investment management experience, including leadership roles at Dreyfus, BNY Mellon and Oppenheimer. We are delighted to welcome Mark to the team.

Investing Basics

  • Compound Interest

    Investing doesn’t require great wealth or complicated strategies. You just need to put today’s dollars – even small amounts – where time and compounding interest can help them grow.

  • Investing Affordably

    For some things you buy, if you pay more, you get more. But paying more for a mutual fund may mean you get less. Here's why.

  • Managing Volatility

    Financial market volatility – real or anticipated – is often accompanied by a strong emotional reaction. The simple reason: you’re human.

Homestead Funds was created in 1990 to give National Rural Electric Cooperative Association members a convenient way to obtain professional and affordable money management. The funds are also open to investors outside of the cooperative community.

  • 25+
    Years
    Investing
  • 8
    No-load
    mutual funds
  • $3.0
    billion in assets
    as of 6/30/18