Robo Advisor ETF Overview

The robo-advisor industry is revolutionizing the way people invest by offering convenient user access, automated portfolio construction rules and low costs.

Still, the jury is out on whether robo advisors represent the future of investment advice. The cost advantages, tax efficiency and automated platforms benefit all types of investors. Yet wealth management will likely require meaningful human interaction and analysis.

Index Investor Corner

Simplicity Vs. Schwab’s Robo Portfolio

Is Schwab's Intelligent Portfolio smarter than a second-grader?

Daily Hot Reads

Thursday Hot Reads: Best & Worst Assets Of 2017

Also, a rundown of the best-performing areas of the mutual fund space.

Daily Hot Reads

Tuesday Hot Reads: Drawbacks Of Equal Weighting

Plus, a look at asset class performance, as represented by major ETFs.

Features and News

Kitces On Financial Advice’s Future

The financial advisory business is moving toward subscription fees, one-click investment portfolios and more.

Daily Hot Reads

Tuesday Hot Reads: Dire Bitcoin Warnings

Plus, Vanguard updates its approach.

Daily Hot Reads

Friday Hot Reads: PayPal Goes Robo

Plus, a guide to navigating emerging markets and a look at how technology is reshaping global markets.


Features and News

How Advisors Can Compete With Vanguard

At Schwab Impact, advisors debate how to stay relevant in a world that’s increasingly Vanguard’s oyster.

Daily Hot Reads

Friday Hot Reads: El-Erian On Vulnerable Asset Classes

Also, why a bet against VIX is just plain weird.

Daily Hot Reads

Friday Hot Reads: Junk Bond ETFs Fall To 7 Month Low

Also, three things an advisor does that a robo can’t.