An index fund is an investment fund that aims to track the performance of a specific market index, such as the S&P 500. It typically holds all or a representative sample of the securities in the index in proportion to their weighting in the index. Index funds are passive investments, meaning they are not actively managed but instead attempt to replicate the performance of a benchmark.
VTI is an ETF that gets talked about often. Being a Vanguard fund, many investors prefer to buy it directly from the broker for its… Read More »Can You Buy VTI Through Other Brokerages?