With so many ETFs, how do you find the right fund for you? For starters, consider these tips:
Know Your Goal
Identify your specific financial goal and consider your risk tolerance.
Consider your investment horizon: short-term or over the long haul.
Get More Specific
Consult the ETF Fund Finder to locate funds that offer access to broad markets, like the S&P 500, or more specialty sectors, regions or niches.
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Evaluate Fund Performance
Be sure the fund's stated investment objective matches your needs.
Enter your short list of funds into the Historical Returns Tool to compare historical returns.
Get to Know the Fund Provider
Choose a fund provider who has a proven track record, experienced portfolio managers and a dedicated ETF business.
Don't hesitate to check with your fund provider about their breadth and depth of funds, experience and commitment to building high quality ETFs.
Examine Total Costs
Management fees, tax costs and trading commissions should be evaluated together to get the full picture.
If you purchase directly through Fidelity, you have access to 70 funds that trade commission-free.1 Funds that are not commission free are still only $7.95 per trade.
1ETFs are subject to a short-term trading fee by Fidelity, if held less than 30 days. Other conditions and fees may apply. See Fidelity.com/commissions for details.