Weekly financial television series Consuelo Mack WealthTrack launches its 10th anniversary season nationwide on public television beginning this Friday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. (check local listings) and on wealthtrack.com.

The new season opens with “Low-Cost Advantage, a special on exchanged traded funds (ETFs). WealthTrack Anchor and Executive Producer Consuelo Mack explores why investors are abandoning traditional, actively managed mutual funds in favor of “passive” index funds, particularly ETFs, with experts Matthew Hougan, CEO of ETF.com, a leading ETF research firm, and Matthew Peron, head of global equity at giant wealth management firm Northern Trust. They explain when it is better to invest in ETFs versus traditional mutual funds and how to tell the difference between good and bad ETFs so viewers can make the best investment decisions.

In this clip Hougan, explains a common ETF mistake and criteria for choosing a good ETF.

 

Watch last week’s episode,“Retirement Autopilot, featuring “Financial Thought Leader” Burton Malkiel (A Random Walk Down Wall Street) and online investment advisory service pioneer Mitch Tuchman (co-founder/managing director of Rebalance IRA), who explain why they teamed up at Rebalance IRA to offer retirement portfolios of low-cost index funds that automatically re-balance with a human touch: http://wealthtrack.com/recent-programs/premium-malkiel-tuchman/

 

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“Consuelo Mack WealthTrack” Anchor and Executive Producer Consuelo Mack on the “WealthTrack” set. Credit: Courtesy of MackTrack, Inc.

“Best Money on TV” Series Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Launches 10th Anniversary Season Nationwide on Public Television Beginning June 26

Features rare interviews with Ken Leech, Matthew Peron and Steven Romick

Series website wealthtrack.com features full episodes, exclusive interviews and more

Weekly financial television series Consuelo Mack WealthTrack launches its 10th anniversary season nationwide on public television beginning Friday, June 26at 7:30 p.m. (check local listings). Launched in July 2005, Consuelo Mack WealthTrack remains the only program on television devoted to long-term diversified investing, and is now seen in 88% of U.S. TV households, including 29 of the top 30 markets.

The new season opens with “Low-Cost Advantage, a special on exchanged traded funds (ETFs). WealthTrack Anchor and Executive Producer Consuelo Mack explores why investors are abandoning traditional, actively managed mutual funds in favor of “passive” index funds, particularly ETFs, with experts Matthew Hougan, CEO of ETF.com, a leading ETF research firm, and Matthew Peron, head of global equity at giant wealth management firm Northern Trust. They explain when it is better to invest in ETFs versus traditional mutual funds and how to tell the difference between good and bad ETFs so viewers can make the best investment decisions.
“The opportunity to put together a portfolio of diversified low-cost ETFs has never been better. But not all ETFs are created equal and active managers can still be a better choice in certain markets and conditions. As we have been doing for the last 10 years on WealthTrack, we want to help our viewers know the difference so they can compound their money over the long-term,” said Mack.