ETF, Investing, Passive income

A Young Investor’s Guide to ETFs

A Young Investor’s Guide to ETFs As you start building a portfolio, you’ll likely hear this kind of advice: “You really can’t go wrong with ETFs.” Or, “If I could go back 20 years I’d invest only in ETFs.” This is pretty good advice. ETFs do offer flexibility, diversity, and liquidity for starters. But at the same time, investing is …


500 Index, ETF, Investing, Leverage, Leveraged Etf, Leveraged Etfs, Market Performance, Passive income, Stock Market, Trading

Why Leveraged ETFs Don’t Match Market Performance

Why Leveraged ETFs Don’t Match Market Performance No product on Wall Street draws more criticism than leveraged ETFs. Leverage funds are designed to multiply the performance of indexes, but often do so poorly in the long run. These products were built for traders – not investors. They match the daily return of the underlying index and multiply that. As such, …