Is this a good time to invest?

You want to start investing. You hear index funds/ETFs are the proper way to do it. Yet after reading the news you learn that stock valuations are high, the bubble will burst, the economy is decelerating and a recession is coming. You feel like you don’t want to invest at a peak and then immediately […]

What happens if my broker goes bust?

You are ready to start investing your savings and you start wondering: what if the broker goes bust? How safe is the money I worked so hard to earn? Do the broker’s investor protection mechanisms also apply to me given I don’t live in the broker’s country? Can I trust a broker for 30 years? […]

Simple Portfolio for European Investors

Choosing an investment portfolio is overwhelming. There are so many “lazy” options out there: Three-fund Portfolio, Core-4 Portfolio, Coffeehouse Portfolio, Permanent Portfolio, Yale Endowment Portfolio, etc. Some of these options are more complex than their “lazy” name seems to suggest. Moreover, many of these “lazy” portfolios feature US domiciled funds which are not available for […]