Financial Advisor vs. Index Funds: Is One Better?

Episode #67

Once you’ve figured out what to invest in, you may be wondering how to get started. If you’re like most people, you’ll probably hire a financial advisor. But that’s not the only option.

In this episode, we discuss the three ways you can go about investing, along with the pros and cons of each.

Show Highlights

  • [03:23] The pros of hiring a financial advisor
  • [08:54] The cons of hiring a financial advisor
  • [16:01] How you can do it yourself when it comes to investing
  • [18:56] The pros of DIY index funds
  • [21:02] The cons of DIY index funds
  • [24:08] Hiring a financial advisor vs. DIY index funds
  • [28:01] The third way you can go about investing

Links & Resources

🟢 Investing Basics: Bonds, Stocks, Mutual Funds, and ETFS

🟢 401(k) vs. 403(b) vs. IRA: Which Is Better for Retirement

🟢 The Simple Path to Wealth by JL Collins

🟢 Intuitive Finance with Dylan Bain

🟢 Intuitive Finance Toolkit

🟢 @TheDylanBain on Instagram

🟢 @TheDylanBain on Threads

🟢 @TheDylanBain on YouTube

🟢 Intuitive Finance on Facebook

🟢 Intuitive Finance on Twitter



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