Day: June 22, 2015

Index Fund Investing: Is it Really That Simple?

Index fund investing is as popular as ever. In 2014, Vanguard alone recorded record mutual fund inflows totaling $216 billion.  Investors are catching on to the benefits of index and other passively managed funds – benefits that include lower costs, broader diversification, lower turnover, and greater transparency. But, as Wall Street Journal columnist and author…