Feeding Investor Appetite for Knowledge: Introducing a Go-To Source for ETF EducationPosted by Erin Montgomery
I recently sat down with Beth Flynn, vice president of ETF platform management, to get her insight into why Schwab launched the new Schwab ETF Education ExchangeTM website. Here’s what Beth had to say:
There is one resounding message that we hear from investors when it comes to ETFs: they want to learn more. And not only do investors have a hunger for more knowledge, they want a go-to, centralized resource they can turn to for objective insights, practical guidance and educational content that is delivered according to their individual profile. In an October 2012 Schwab study, we asked more than 1,000 individual investors what they would find most useful in their search for tools and education on ETFs....(Read More)
It’s hard to believe that Schwab ETFsTM have only been around for three years. Since their launch, they haven’t slowed down either in the assets or the attention they attract. So while it feels like we’ve been talking about Schwab ETFs forever...
On the heels of the 20th anniversary of the launch of the very first ETF, there’s a new home for ETF investors. Schwab has announced the launch of Schwab ETF OneSource™, a destination for the most commission-free ETFs available anywhere. In working with leading ETF providers, we’re doing something big, meaningful and immediately valuable for clients: we’re providing a robust platform that is an important complement to the tools and resources we offer to help them achieve their goals.
When asked to choose an ice cream flavor, I have to admit that I’ll usually opt for decadent combinations of textures and ingredients. Mocha Almond Fudge? Yes, please. White chocolate cheesecake? Pass me a spoon. Chocolate Caramel Crunch or Mint Chocolate Chip? I’ll take a scoop of each.
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