This asset allocation ETF portfolio post/page will continually update the returns for the ETF providers. We’ll also compare the returns between the asset allocation ETF providers. And we’ll keep track by category, from the lower risk income category to the higher risk all-equity models. The tables will also offer the stock to bond (risk) ratios.
While this is a blog post, the information will eventually migrate to the home page, and will have a permanent home. It will replace the ‘why low fee?‘ area. The asset allocation ETFs are game changers in Canada. You can get access to well-diversified global portfolios with total fees in the range of 0.20% to 0.28%. Welcome to the ultimate asset allocation ETF page.
First, we’ll look at the returns for each of the ETF providers including their full suite of ETF offerings. That will be followed by the comparison tables between the ETF providers. The performance tables will be updated on a regular basis, at least quarterly. The tables below are to the end of April 2022. These are total returns and include all management fees.
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You may have trading costs. But remember, some discount brokerages offer free trades . At Questrade you can buy Canadian ETFs for free.
For the following tables, YTD = year to date. 1-year is annual, 3-year is the average annual return. Please let me know if you spot an error. Use the contact form. 🙂
The returns for Canada’s Asset Allocation ETFs
The returns are updated to the end of October 2022.
Asset Allocation ETF comparisons by risk level
What are the top-performing Asset Allocation ETFs?
The returns are updated to the end of April 2022.
Which Asset Allocation ETF to select?
You’ll find some direction (not advice) on the Core Couch Potato page on MoneySense.
Here’s the key table. You’ll find a few examples of the appropriate asset allocation ETFs for each risk category. Always ensure that you are investing within your risk tolerance level.
Buying Asset Allocation ETFs
To purchase an asset allocation ETF you would need to open an account with a discount brokerage. While these ETFs are comprehensive funds, they trade a like a stock. Many Cut The Crap Investing readers have turned to Questrade – Canada’s top-ranked discount brokerage. Once again, you can purchase ETFs, including the asset allocation ETFs for free.
You can open an account through this Questrade partnership link.
Before you invest, please ensure that you understand the risks and tax consequences. It is also crucial that you invest within your risk tolerance level. If you feel that you need advice, you can get access to well-diversified and low-fee ETF portfolios by way of one of Canada’s Robo Advisors.
If you are comfortable buying ETFs and rebalancing your portfolio you can build your own ETF portfolio.
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out by way of the Contact Dale button at the top of this page.
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