FRC Study Shows Growing Use of ETFs Solves Multiple Needs

Powell, Robert
September 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2006 Supplement, p5
Academic Journal
The article reports on the increased use of exchange traded funds (ETF) by American independent financial advisors. Independent financial advisers still use mutual funds to build a client's investment portfolio, but ETFs are gaining ground. ETFs have the highest compound annual growth rate among product categories. ETFs are inexpensive, fit portfolios of independent advisors, are tax-efficient and offer many ways to diversity a portfolio.


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