Getting Started with ETFs - Part 3

Updated: Oct 22

In this 3rd part of the wider Getting Started with ETFs series we dive into the data and look at what types there are. You can dive into this series too, either back to previous articles or ahead to the next topics. The other parts in this series are below:


What data we look at when analysing ETFs

Now that you’ve done some homework on your investing personality and the type of ETFs you’d like to buy the next step is to look up a few on Google and choose them just by their name right?Wrong (of course). Well, you can do that and whilst there’s nothing wrong with YOLO’ing away your life savings if your bets pay off, you don’t want to be the one to have regrets and say you should have done your homework or have other tell you that.


With ETFs, it's all about looking under the hood and there's some great ways you can do that. You can go to the fund websites and do some research and analysis there. You can look at other resources (such as those found in the resources menu on our website). We did this when we began investing and whilst the data is out there, it can be time consuming.


That's why we created ETFtracker in the first place. It was an app to help us become efficient at analysing ETFs to help ourselves and now