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Andrew Hallam is the index investor for Strategy Lab. Globe Unlimited subscribers can view his model portfolio here and read more in the series online here.

Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” He would have loved Couch Potato ETFs. Unfortunately, they don’t exist. But they should.

Blended ETF vs Couch Potato

Fund/PortfolioTicker3-yr % rtn5-yr % rtn
iShares Balanced Income Core PortfolioCBD-T7.586.89
iShares Balanced Growth Core PortfolioCBN-T10.747.13
iShares Conservative Core fundXCR-T3.444.62
iShares Growth Core fundXGR-T6.526.52
iShares Alternatives Completion fundXAL-T6.837.08
iShares Global Completion fundXGC-T9.307.82
Horizon Active Diversified Income ETFHAA-T6.50N/A
Horizon Seasonal Rotational ETFHAC-T7.308.10
Classic Couch Potato Portfolio11.309.30
Global Couch Potato Portfolio12.5010.40
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