How to backtest a portfolio?

I published a video on how to backtest a portfolio. You can find more details about it below. First, I wanted to share some updates about the book: I finished writing it! I will release it soon. I am aiming for April. But first, I have to finish some of the extra content. Now, I am […]

An overview of Trading 212

Trading 212 is a popular “zero-fee” broker available to investors across Europe. This is an overview of what you should consider if you plan using it. I often see the following questions about any broker: “Is this broker good for long-term investing?” “Is this broker good for me?” “Can I trust this broker?” The answer […]

What is the percentage of Developed World and Emerging Markets for the Vanguard UCITS ETFs tracking FTSE indexes?

I want to invest in the Vanguard FTSE Developed World UCITS ETF (TER 0.12% p.a.) and in the Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (TER 0.22% p.a.). Which percentage should I allocate to each? This portfolio of Vanguard funds has a TER of 0.13% p.a.. It is currently the cheapest “All World“ portfolio using distributing UCITS funds. […]

Should you use new funds like the Vanguard FTSE All World ETF and SPDR MSCI World ETF in your portfolio?

The Vanguard FTSE All World ETF (Accumulating, ISIN IE00BK5BQT80) and the SPDR MSCI World (Accumulating, ISIN IE00BFY0GT14) are fairly recent funds which are suitable for the simple portfolio. The Vanguard fund exists since July 23rd 2019 and the SPDR fund exists since February 28th 2019. Should these funds be used instead of the current funds? […]