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Exchange-traded Funds (ETFs) and Mutual Funds

What are ETFs and mutual funds? How might they help a portfolio? And most importantly, how do you choose? Get the answers in these articles and videos.

Along with stocks and mutual funds, ETFs are a popular type of investment. They offer diversification, typically low investing costs, among other potential benefits. But what exactly is an ETF?

Read this article to understand some basic differences between ETFs and mutual funds.

Understanding the similarities and differences between stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) is the first step in deciding how they may fit your investment goals. But first, let’s be clear about what stocks and ETFs are.

There's a diverse list of many different ETFs to choose from so here's a broad overview to get started. Read this article to learn more.

Mutual funds are a common type of investment found in the portfolios of many investors. In fact, if you have a retirement account such as a 401(k), you may already own a mutual fund. They are a simple way to diversify your portfolio and potentially benefit from professional management.

Choosing a mutual fund can feel overwhelming. After all, there are thousands of funds you could buy. So where to begin? Read on to learn more.

Mutual funds qualify for special treatment under the tax law. For example, mutual funds pay dividends that may include long-term capital gain or tax-exempt interest. Read this article to learn more about how mutual funds and taxes work.

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