Be on the lookout for proxy materials from Homestead Funds. Review the Proxy Statement for more information on the issues being covered at the June 27, 2019 shareholder meeting. Voting instructions and materials are included in the package mailed to your address on file.
Stock markets rebounded from the pullback of the previous quarter, with the rally largely driven by the Federal Reserve’s move to pause interest rate hikes.
On May 1, 2019, Homestead Funds introduced a new intermediate-term bond fund to its lineup of now nine no-load fund options. The Intermediate Bond Fund offers investors the potential to earn a higher level of current income than shorter-term fixed-income offerings typically provide.
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.
Authors examine a number of issues of particular importance to rural electric co-ops, considering the economic implications for communities and the broader U.S. economy and market.
In this issue, we look at what it means to be financially ready and how to get there. We look at two very different budgeting approaches and offer some of the benchmarks to aim for. Also, we include a worksheet that you can use to grade your own readiness and see where there’s room for […]
Many of us have heard the “10% rule” when it comes to savings: put away 10% of your income, and you’ll be in good shape. But is that enough?
Your financial life is on your terms, but what if you don’t know where to start, especially in a world with literally thousands of mutual funds and other investment choices?
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.
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.
Financial market volatility – real or anticipated – is often accompanied by a strong emotional reaction. The simple reason: you’re human.