Tag Archives: ETFs
Today we’re expanding our investigation into ETF urban legends. No, it’s not true that there are spider eggs in your exchange-traded fund, but let’s look at two more urban legends that touch on taxes and trading.
ETFs are tax-free
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Alligators live in the sewers of New York City. Elvis is alive. Twinkies have an infinite shelf life. Popular urban legends one and all! There are also popular urban legends about exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
The media gets a lot right … Read more
Happy birthday, Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI)! You were born on May 24, 2001, to the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index parent fund. At the time, you were just a $40 million share class of your $24 billion parent, … Read more
I grew up in a larger-than-average family—the oldest in a family of four boys. Needless to say, there was a lot of sibling rivalry as we jockeyed for our parents’ attention and strove to map out our identities—the smart one, … Read more
My fifteen-year-old son has become obsessed with the show “Jeopardy!,” and every night as my family prepares to eat dinner, I can hear it on the TV in the background. The answer-and-question format has made me think about alternative ways … Read more