Expense Ratio: 0.91%
Homestead Small-Company Stock is a small- and midsize-company stock fund and a member of the Kiplinger 25. This fund, which is run by a trio of managers, looks for out-of-favor companies poised to turn around. The fund narrowly lagged its small-company benchmark in 2013, but its ten-year return trounces the index.
See FUND TABLES: Kiplinger 25 at a Glance for the complete list of our favorite no-load mutual funds.
Visit Kiplinger's Model Portfolios for three examples of how you can put Kiplinger 25 funds to work.
And for the full collection of our Kiplinger 25 content, see KIPLINGER 25: A Guide to Our Favorite No-Load Funds.