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Evolving the Active vs. Passive Debate

Evolving the Active vs. Passive Debate

The active versus passive debate is again in the spotlight as investors shift assets from active strategies to passive exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and products that replicate an index. This reflects the fact that the...
Active or Passive Funds - Who Wins?

Active or Passive Funds – Who Wins?

A passive (index) mutual fund closely follows an index, such as the S&P 500® Index, without much variation in underlying investments. In an active fund, portfolio managers carefully choose potential investments based on research...
Breaking Down Passive and Active Investing

Breaking Down Passive and Active Investing

As a consumer, you want to feel confident in the choices you make. When it comes to investing, it’s important to understand your options. Investing, like other technical industries, has no shortfall of jargon...
Beyond Labels: Issues in Target-Date Fund Evaluation and Selection

Issues in Target-Date Fund Evaluation and Selection

The investment community has made significant strides in understanding and evaluating target-date fund (TDF)1 strategies over the past decade. Now, however, we have reached a plateau in target-date communication characterized by overly-simplistic dichotomies, such as...