1. Keep costs low
2. Watch portfolio turnover. The lower the better
3. Pick a fund that doesn't advertise.
4. Pick a fund family that regularly closes funds that have grown to big or become too popular.
5. Pick a privately owned family of funds.
6. Pick a fund family that has limited offerings.
7. Don't just look at past performance.
8. Consider a team-managed fund
9. Stay away from funds with lots of volatility.
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