These index funds and ETFs provide a lot of diversification at a very low cost.
The benchmark change is not very significant, but we encourage investors to consider some non-cap-weighted options.
Stock, fund, and ETF ideas for investors who are putting new money to work and don't mind some short-term volatility along the way.
For a pre-retiree, our portfolio includes a larger--and better diversified--stake in bonds.
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This equity-heavy portfolio also includes a small dose of high-quality bonds.
An all-passive portfolio for investors with very long time horizons.
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