The author of today’s article argues that “just a few dozen” of the 1,674 exchange-traded funds that exist are worth investors’ attention and provides his approach for identifying the best exchange-traded funds. What is not relevant, according to the author? Who manages the fund or its past performance. What is relevant? Cost factors, specifically three of them – including one that he states “you will never hear about” elsewhere. Using these cost factors Forbes has ranked the best ETFs across 13 categories from large-cap stocks to municipal bonds. To read more about the relevant cost factors outlined, as well as for links to Forbes’ rankings of the best ETFs by category, CLICK HERE.