2019 Q4 Commentary: Notes from the NewSquare Community

Why use ETFs over mutual funds? The advantages are many. Two of them—lower costs and lower capital gains taxes—are hugely important.

Exchange-traded funds have shown tremendous growth since their introduction in the early 1990s. In 2019, assets invested in ETFs surpassed $6 trillion. Why? ETFs, though similar to mutual funds in several ways may give investors an edge.