An index fund is an exchange traded fund (ETF) or mutual fund that is designed to mirror the performance of a certain stock market benchmark.
If you’re young and ready to start investing, but getting cold feet, you may want to read my guide to investing in ETFs.
If you’re wondering about the most popular S&P 500 index funds (mutual funds and ETFs), here they are as well as some details about them!
Why leveraged ETFs don’t match the market performance of the indexes they are supposed to track, and how that makes them bad investments.
Millennials are notoriously cautious when it comes to investing and to say they don’t trust the market is putting it lightly. A 2014 study from State Street found that 40% of millennials prefer cash investments to trying their luck with stocks or pricey mutual funds. While cash is low-risk, it’s also low return. Exchange-traded funds […]
Do you shop around when buying stuff? Do you drive to a different gas station to fill up to save a few cents? At what price does it make a difference to shop around for you? I’ll be the first to admit, I rarely shop around. For most things, it’s just not worth it to […]