The Index Fund Paradox of Choice

The method I took involved 6 steps:

Top 3 broad US stock market-based mutual funds and ETFs selection process.

Step 1/2: Data gathering and mining

Step 3: US equity index fund filtering

Step 4/5: Calculating the estimated hypothetical growth of $100k over 15 years and ranking


Top 10 broad US equity index funds.
Known broad US equity index funds.
To be fair, many of the funds with an ER > 0.3% were Class funds — meaning, the ER may decrease after you satisfy some investment minimums.
Total Market funds have been outperforming S&P 500 funds over the past 5 years, but not the past 10.

Step 6: TL;DR

Top 3 Mutual Funds:

Top 3 ETFs:

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Where can I find a loan for $5000?


The Future Cash Flow Strategy You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

🚀Want Financial Success?✅ Click below !

Invert While Investing To Protect Yourself

How can i lower my credit card interest rate?

If you pass the means test does it automatically mean you can file for chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Lack of Money, the cause of many problems!

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Flint Luu

Flint Luu

More from Medium

Web scraping and machine learning for football match prediction

Finding the Index of Fibonacci Numbers

Elon Musk Takes From Henry Ford

Understanding Trading Platforms