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Morningstar Moments: COP26 Updates and October ETF Flows

Take a deep breath: If you feel late to the retirement savings game, you can still catch up.

1) COP26 Recap

The first week of COP26 called upon global leaders to comment on a variety of climate issues, including the climate finance bubble, portfolio decarbonization, deforestation, and net-zero commitments. Keep up with the climate summit and our insights here.

2) After a Slippery September, ETF Flows Pick Up

Leaves are officially falling, but U.S. exchange-traded fund flows are on the rise. In October, ETFs brought in $77.2 billion of new money, bringing their year-to-date total to $720 billion.

goes into the details of last month’s flows.

3) Playing Catch Up

Are you feeling guilty for not getting an early start on saving for retirement? Or are you stressed that you didn’t start "early enough"? If you don’t get around to saving until your 30s, 40s, or even 50s, there’s still time for you to set up a solid retirement fund. Give yourself a break and check out the latest from


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