Investment vehicles recommended by U.S. financial advisors to clients 2008-2019

This statistic presents the investment vehicles recommended by financial advisors to their clients in the United States from 2008 to 2019. The share of financial advisors recommending investments in exchange-traded funds increased from 44 percent in 2008 to 88 percent in 2019.

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Release date

June 2019


United States

Survey time period

2008 to 2019

Number of respondents

392 respondents

Special properties

among financial advisors

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

2019 survey date: April 2019.
The source adds the following information: "not all options available here, only ones comparable year-over-year."

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