Millennials are Mad for ETFs, Says New Schwab Study

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are the investment vehicle of choice for 91% of Millennial investors according to the ETF Investor Study by Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Millennials say 42% of their portfolios are currently in ETFs, and more than half (56%) of investors in that generation say they have already replaced all individual securities in their portfolios with ETFs. Nearly 80% of Millennials see ETFs as their primary investment vehicle in the future. Looking ahead, nearly three quarters (74%) of Millennials surveyed expect to increase their ETF investments in the next year and 54% say they would consider placing their entire portfolio in ETFs in the same time frame.