How many ETFs are enough?

How many ETFs are enough? Can you have diworsification? Absolutely. When you have too many ETFs. How many ETFs are enough? Read on! What is diworsification? It’s the evil cousin to diversification in your portfolio. Diworsification is the term that…
Low-fee and personalized ETF Portfolios

Low-free and personalized ETF Portfolios Investing is simple but it can be very hard at times. For one, all investors are constantly encouraged to take the long-term view.  Focusing on what might happen 10, 20, or 30 years from now…
Smart Beta ETFs for your Portfolio

The boom of the Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) industry over the last decade has been great for many financial firms but also great for retail investors.  Many ETFs help investors simplify their portfolio and keep their investing costs low.  These…
More ETFs and SmartFolios for your portfolio

More ETFs and SmartFolios for your portfolio As customer expectations change, looks like the financial industry is trying to keep pace – BMO’s SmartFolio is one such solution ready to change the game. Recently TD Asset Management decided to launch…
ETFs 101

ETFs 101 I’ve received a few emails of late from readers asking about Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).  It inspired this ETFs 101 post.  This particular question caught my attention: Hi, I’ve recently learned I can use my TFSA for much…

“By definition, index funds provide the most diversification in each asset class and eliminate all uncompensated risk.  In contrast, active fund managers rely on less diversification to beat the index.  The managers either limit their holdings to a few favorable…