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For the last 22 years or so, I have held only stocks and mutual funds.

I know mutual funds very well but only the basics of what an ETF is.

What are an ETF's advantages / disadvantages as compared to a mutual fund? FWIW, except for the money I am forced to invest in my employers managed funds, I invest exclusively with Vanguard (and so only own vanguard mutual funds - with low overhead).


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