Any advisor will have noticed the big industry push towards model portfolios, and in particular, model ETF portfolios. To many, this might be a “what gives?” moment. The reason why is actually a simple one for both advisors and asset managers. For asset managers, models can be a very nice singular location to gather up assets. For advisors, it is all about saving time and getting the best of a wide array of ETFs. Model portfolio can allow advisors to get access to a range of best-of-breed products without the need to proactively take the time to diversify client Dollars into those funds.
FINSUM: Model portfolios are going to keep growing. They are generally a win-win for both advisors and managers.