The Basics of ETFs with Evan from My Money Marathon

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast! Today’s episode we will have a special repeat guest with us, Evans from to discuss everything about ETFs. We will dive into the structure of what makes an ETF different from other investments, where to research and much more so listen on!

Timestamps of the episode:

-What are ETF’s and how does it differ from an index fund? [02:27]

-The things to look for when choosing the right ETF for you. [05:12]

-Best places to research on different ETF’s like structure and expense ratios. [08:30]

-Why an ETF is a great way to have an exposure to a particular industry you like with less volatility and risk. [12:22]

-Risks involving in investing on ETF’s and why you should be wary on “overdiversifying” [19:10]

-How to start building your own ETF portfolio for beginners. [24:29]

-The ideal number of ETFs you should own. [28:18]

-Tracking your performance in your ETF portfolio and how often you should monitor it. [34:33]

Note: Timestamps may differ and are approximate, depending on your podcast player.

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