S&P 500 vs. Total Stock Market: Which Is Right for You? – Morningstar

Question: I’m trying to decide which would make a better core equity holding: an S&P 500 index fund or a total stock market index fund. What should I take into consideration? Answer: Given the increasing popularity of index funds–which account for about one out of every six dollars invested in equity mutual funds and the vast majority of assets invested¬†[…]