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It seems that every week someone is asking about exchange traded funds or ETFs, as they are more commonly known, with the majority talking about them as if they are the next best thing to sliced bread.

However, let me say right up front, for the most part, exchange traded funds are not as good for your portfolio as they are touted. Indeed, many of those who invest in these ...

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Image for the post titled as Investing in ETFs vs Individual Shares

Prior to the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) there was a significant surge in mutual funds due in part to the introduction of employee-directed retirement accounts, the introduction of new products and the buoyant markets in the late 80’s and 90’s when mutual funds hit record highs. However, investors started to question the value of these investments, given that many funds ...

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