Best Index Funds For This Year and Beyond

Are you thinking about investing in index funds? You may have heard about the popularity of this type of investment.

Index funds are passive investments, which means they aim to track the performance of the underlying index.

Best Index Funds

1. Vanguard S&P 500 Index Fund

VOO tracks the S&P 500 index and has an expense ratio of 0.03%, and it has returned an average of 11.8% per year over the past ten years.

2. SPDR S&P 500 ETF

SPY tracks the S&P 500 index with an expense ratio of 0.09%. It is the largest US ETF, with over $300 billion in assets.

3. Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund

VTSAX tracks the MSCI US Broad Market Index, which includes all  US stocks.

4. Vanguard Russell 2000 ETF

VTWO tracks stocks in the Russell 2000 Index, mainly made up of stocks of small US companies. It has a 0.01% expense ratio.

5. Fidelity Total Market Index Fund

FSKAX currently has the lowest index funds expense ratio at 0.015%. It tracks the Dow Jones US Total Stock Market Index.