26 May '12, 6am

Investors Favor Vanguard’s Low Costs Index and ETF Funds

Investors Favor Vanguard’s Low Costs Index and ETF Funds by Drizzt on May 26, 2012 Vanguard have come a long way since the 1970s when John C Bogle worked hard to build a financial institution that sells index funds that have ultra low expense ratio . You would have asked if they do not have management fees and expense ratio so low how can they survive? Well, they happen to manage a huge amount of money so despite having a low expense, they can still get by. Plus the fact that their majority of the portfolio have been passive indexing, they do not have to have too many star managers (although they do have an active fund portion for some time) I always favor investing in low cost broad country or region exchange traded funds (ETF) over investing in unit trust . The advantages are Your active unit trust depends on your star manager to beat the index. Most of them do not. Ther...

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