What is Managed Money?

Managed money is a means of investment whereby investors rely on the investment decisions of professional investment managers rather than their own. These investments will incur fees that can vary by the type of professional money management utilized.

Key Takeaways

Managed money refers to a strategy in which investors use the services of professional investment managers, who charge fees for their services.

Financial advisors, wrap accounts and managed funds are three examples of professional investment managers used by investors.

Understanding Managed Money

Understanding Managed Money

Managed money offers investors many benefits and advantages. Essentially, investors with managed money believe they can earn higher returns by employing someone else to professionally advise them on their investments. Managed money also requires less personal investment analysis and fewer transactional costs from buying and selling individual securities.

In the investment market, investors have a few different options for allocating their investments among professionally managed service providers. Financial advisors, wrap accounts and managed funds are three of the primary options investors look to for managed money services.

Content was sited from Investopedia's article on Managed Money

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