Mutual Funds and Managed Portfolios may have similar financial objectives for an investor, but are really very different. Managed Portfolios are known as “SMA”s or “Separately Managed Accounts”.
With a Managed Account or SMA, it is disclosed to the investor what you own, letting you know in real time, each of the securities in your account, versus investing in a mutual fund, where you own units or shares without
owning the securities outright, and being a little behind in knowing what the fund actually owns. This causes problems with portfolio overlap, and other conflicts with an investors objectives.
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