ETF funds

ETF Funds For Young Investors

Don’t you wish you knew then what you know now? The young investor has one amazing tool that most older investors simply don’t — time. The really useful trick in investing … Read more

Posted on December 9, 2013 by
exchange traded funds

Exchange Traded Funds: A Retirement Saver’s Best Friend

Exchange traded funds, now widely held among investors both big and small, have gotten something of a reputation as keen trading tools. A fair number of investors like the idea … Read more

Posted on December 6, 2013 by
index fund vs. etfs

Index Fund vs. ETFs: Get The Facts

You probably already hear a lot about investing using an index fund vs. ETFs. Both are cheap, and both can be used to own whole markets. Beyond that, things can get fuzzy. There … Read more

Posted on November 1, 2013 by
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ETF Funds That Generate Income For Your Portfolio

Investors tend to think about appreciation when they think ETF funds. And that make sense: The first ETF in the United States tracked the S&P 500, a straight stock investment. Today … Read more

Posted on October 30, 2013 by
what are index funds

What Are Index Funds For In Tough Markets? Plenty…

One of the misconceptions people have about passive investing is that it’s a “set it and forget” approach to the markets. What are index funds for, some people ask me, if you just … Read more

Posted on October 9, 2013 by
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What Is ETF Portfolio Indexing? A Primer

You probably already understand these ideas in their singular senses: ETF, portfolio and indexing. But what is ETF portfolio indexing, all strung together? Easy enough. It’s a portfolio of index-tracking ETFs. But let’s … Read more

Posted on October 7, 2013 by
best ETF funds

The Best ETF Funds In The World Right Now

Investing using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offers retirement savers an amazing opportunity: The best ETF funds track market benchmarks at minimal cost. Why does low cost matter? Well, for one, mutual fund fees are … Read more

Posted on September 23, 2013 by
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The Underestimated Power Of Index Fund Investing

Ever play the telephone game as a kid? You know the one: Everyone sits in a circle and the first person whispers a common phrase into the ear of the … Read more

Posted on September 6, 2013 by
where to invest money

Where To Invest Money In Global Markets

It used to be that investing was pretty simple. You bought a few blue chips, some U.S. Treasury bonds and took a long nap. Where to invest money had one simple answer: … Read more

Posted on September 4, 2013 by
ETF funds

Five ETF Funds For All Markets

Investors love complexity. They seem attracted, like moths to a flame, to investment funds that are marketed as “designed for this market.” ETF funds on the other hand, often are the market, a simple … Read more

Posted on August 23, 2013 by