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How to Invest $10,000: The ETF Three-Pack

How to Invest $10,000: The ETF Three-Pack

A balanced portfolio in three exchange-traded funds: Vanguard ETFs were chosen for their low fees and the company’s strong track record; the iShares fund was chosen because it covers U.S. and international markets in a single fund.

ETFTickerAsset ClassMER(%)Suggested
for long-term
Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETFVAB-TBonds0.2230
Vanguard FTSE Canada All Cap Index ETFVCN-TCanadian stocks0.14*30
iShares MSCI World Index FundXWD-TU.S. and intnl stocks0.4740

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