Tap into the power of the markets

By Staff | June 3, 2016 | Last updated on June 3, 2016
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Your might be concerned about the management expenses and lock-in periods associated with some investment products, but you still want a low-risk, diversified product.

Exchange-traded funds could be what you’re looking for. If you’ve never used or even heard of an ETF, here are some articles that will get you started.

Understanding ETFs: Here’s a glossary of ETF terms that will help you better understand these funds.

Invest in ETFs carefully: This article explains how your advisor will help you pick suitable ETFs for your investing and saving needs.

ETF cost structures: If you plan to buy ETFs, know there are additional costs on top of management fees.

Model portfolios for ETF investors: The proliferation of sector-specific and other specialty ETFs means advisors can construct portfolios that capture more than just index returns.

Keep your portfolio up to date: Your portfolio should be tactically adjusted as often as the risk-return spectrum changes.

Limiting ETF tracking error: Tracking error is a key indicator of the quality of an ETF — the lower the tracking error, the better — but it’s also unavoidable.

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