US News New Money columnist Katy Marquardt makes the case for exchange traded funds for investors on a budget in her article ETFs for Beginning Investors.
Marquardt provides three examples of ETFs that she has invested in to gain international exposure for her portfolio.
The ETFs mentioned include Vanguard‘s FTSE All-World ex-U.S. ETF (VEU), which specializes in developed countries such as Japan and the United Kingdom. Also mentioned are iShares MSCI EAFE Growth Index Fund (EFG), which buys large, fast-growing foreign companies and Vanguard‘s Emerging Markets ETF (VWO).
For more international ETFs, see the special report on Investing in Emerging Markets with Exchange Traded Funds.