For Shomari Hearn, it is an oldie-but-goodie strategy: using exchange-traded funds to help clients bolster international diversity in their equity investment portfolios.

“Basically, we have using international indexed ETFs for certain regions for over 10 years. It is an effective way to get exposure,” said Hearn, a CFP and an advisor and vice president for Palisades Hudson Financial Group, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based firm with $1.2 billion in assets.

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