Appendix A

Great Web Resources to Help You Invest in ETFs

You can find anything online: gobs and gobs of information — and misinformation. And in the world of finance, there is more misinformation than information. If you pressed me, I’d put the ratio at 7:2. Following are some websites you can trust to keep you informed about ETFs and other investment issues.

Independent, ETF-Specific Websites

http://finance.yahoo.com/etf: Features a search function with intimate details on individual funds, an ETF glossary, and regularly updated news and commentary.

http://seekingalpha.com/dashboard/etfs: Features some the smartest commentary on fund investing you’ll find anywhere.

www.etfdb.com: Boasts daily ETF news, educational articles, analysis, and an ETF screener. Find out which ETFs represent what asset classes for the lowest fees.

www.etfguide.com: A good, quick summary of the entire ETF world. Contains a complete listing of all ETFs available, along with ticker symbols.

www.etftrends.com: A gossip column of sorts for ETF enthusiasts. There’s chitchat about new ETFs on the market, ETFs pending approval of the SEC, behind-the-scenes industry workings, and rumors.

www.etfzone.com: An extremely convenient and quick way to get a scope on what’s available in the ETF world.

www.indexuniverse.com: See “News” under the Sections heading for the most up-to-date information on ETFs and index mutual funds. See the “Data” section to help screen for ETFs of your liking.

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