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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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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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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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A Quick Overview Of Index ETFs

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Quick Overview Of Index ETFs

Overview of Index ETFs Exchange-traded funds are gaining in popularity due to their low expense ratios. If you’re considering making an investment in the U.S. stock market, take a look at the following index ETFs. They have high ratings and have delivered consistent returns. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO) Vanguard’s S&P 500 fund tracks America’s most-watched stock market […]

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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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5 Best Retirement Funds For The Rest Of 2018

5 Best Retirement Funds For The Rest Of 2018

These are some of the best retirement funds for the rest of 2018 and include stocks and bonds Retirement planning is never easy, but some mutual funds, index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can ease that burden. A well-balanced retirement portfolio should include stocks and bonds and perhaps other assets depending on investors’ individual risk […]

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3 Essential Smart Beta ETFs

3 Essential Smart Beta ETFs

Smart beta ETFs can be a good way to diversify your portfolio One of the relatively newer sets of exchange-traded funds in the market are known as “smart beta” funds. As opposed to passive indices, where managers simply throw together an index that doesn’t require them to do any actual work, smart beta ETFs are […]

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