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7 Vanguard ETFs to Build a Total Portfolio

These seven inexpensive Vanguard ETFs will let you build a full portfolio or just plug in some holes -- both on the cheap. More 

Emerging Markets: Buy the Dip or Jump Ship? (VWO)

China's collapse has sent emerging markets funds like the VWO ETF plummeting, but is this a warning or an opportunity to double-down? More 

Emerging Market ETF Goes All In On China

One of my favorite exchange-traded fund writers, Todd Shriber of ETF Trends, recently highlighted the news that Russell Investments would be updating its FTSE Emerging Market Index to include greater China exposure. I have mixed feelings about this move for several reasons that I will get into in a moment, but first let’s explore the immediate effects of this transition. More 

3 Best Emerging Market ETFs to Buy Now

If you're looking to add exposure to emerging markets, here are three of the best ETFs to get the job done. More 

How to Keep Your Cool in a Sideways Market

Whether you are focused on growth, income or capital preservation, make sure you have a sensible plan in place that you fully understand. More 

The 7 Best Index Funds for Your Money

You can build a diversified, balanced portfolio with just a handful of ETFs. Here are the best index funds you need to own. More 

Is The S&P 500 Now Safer Than a Diversifed Portfolio?

Both the media and financial advisers preach diversified portfolios, but if owning just one stock index like the S&P 500 safer? Find out here. More