ETFs - Not Your Father's Index Funds | ETF Trends

ETFs account for only 3-4% of mutual funds assets, but they are picking up the pace. Index funds, like Vanguard’s flagship S&P 500 index fund, have attracted billions over the years…especially through retirement plans. Today, more and more investors and financial advisors are turning to ETFs as their investment vehicle of choice. Keep in mind there are some specific differences between ETFs and index funds.


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