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5 Safe And Sound ETF Strategies For 2H

5 Safe And Sound ETF Strategies For 2H

After a bumpy ride in the first half of the year, global stocks are bouncing back, with iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund (NASDAQ:ACWI), which targets the global stock market, up 1% last week. The U.S. stocks, as indicated by SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY), which tracks the S&P 500 index, is up 1.5% to start the second half versus […]

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7 Low-Cost Mutual Funds To Love

7 Low-Cost Mutual Funds To Love

Low-cost mutual funds are not too hard to find, but these are among the best to buy Due in large part to the competitive threat from index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), fees across the fund universe, including actively managed mutual funds, are declining. “Our study of U.S. open-end mutual funds and exchange-traded funds found […]

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Build A Total Portfolio With Just 5 Vanguard ETFs

Build A Total Portfolio With Just 5 Vanguard ETFs

Want to build a diversified portfolio? Vanguard ETFs make that process easy. There’s a reason why money continues to flow into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and other indexed products. Passive and indexed portfolios take the guesswork out of market-timing decisions because index funds own all the stocks within a certain market segment. Buying index funds on […]

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4 Funds That Will Help Protect Against Rising Interest Rates

4 Funds That Will Help Protect Against Rising Interest Rates

This is how investors can endure and thrive among rising interest rates Conventional wisdom often dictates that rising interest rates can be a pain for investors. Unfortunately, the Federal Reserve has boosted borrowing costs four times since the start of 2017, including once to this point this year. Some bond market observers still see interest […]

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4 Decidedly Strange ETFs With Monster Potential

4 Decidedly Strange ETFs With Monster Potential

These strange exchange-traded funds offer investors potential for significant upside At the end of April, there were nearly 1,900 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) trading hands in the U.S. Just this year, approximately 100 new ETFs have come to market. With numbers like that, you’re bound to run into a few products out there that could diverge […]

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7 Excellent Set-It-And-Forget-It ETFs For The Lazy Investor

7 Excellent Set-It-And-Forget-It ETFs For The Lazy Investor

These ETFs can help you to maximize returns without much trading To build long-term wealth for the big-ticket items and retirement, you need to invest. Keeping your money in a CD paying 2% won’t cut it. So, if you’re an investor seeking a set-it-and-forget-it exchange-traded fund (ETF) portfolio, then low-fee, diversified index funds are your […]

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3 Shiny New Crypto And Blockchain ETFs

3 Shiny New Crypto And Blockchain ETFs

Blockchain ETFs are a great way to play the crypto market if you hate its volatility I don’t have to tell you that the blockchain and the technology’s resultant cryptocurrencies have singlehandedly altered the investment landscape. That said, most traditional investors don’t want to touch the crypto token’s inherent volatility with a 20-foot pole. It […]

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5 ETFs For The Technology Of Tomorrow

5 ETFs For The Technology Of Tomorrow

Investors looking to tap tech investments of tomorrow today should look at these ETFs If there is one sector that is constantly evolving, it’s technology. Think about it this way. There was once a time when items such as CDs, fax machines, basic cell phones and VCRs were considered “high tech.” Today, those items and […]

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7 Really, Really Cheap ETFs

7 Really, Really Cheap ETFs

Fund fees are falling and these cheap ETFs are near the bottom in terms of low costs There is no doubt about it. Passively managed index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are driving fund industry fees lower while saving investors billions of dollars in the process. Last year, investors paid record low fees, saving a […]

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7 Vanguard ETFs For Buy-And-Hold Investors

7 Vanguard ETFs For Buy-And-Hold Investors

These Vanguard funds are ideal for those who invest for the long haul Compared to rivals such as iShares and State Street’s SPDR brand, Vanguard’s lineup of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) is small. While Vanguard is the second-largest U.S. ETF issuer by assets, its total roster of just under 80 funds, while healthy, is not massive, […]

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