Thinking through the process of constructing the following ETF rich portfolio several required specific goals be met.
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- The portfolio needed to be simple. While 15 ETFs are not exactly simple, neither is it overly complicated. To simplify one could reduce the number of bond and treasury ETFs.
- All ETFs must be commission free so as to lower cost. All these ETFs can be purchased commission free through TDAmeritrade.
- The following markets or asset classes need to be represented.