Do I Need A Credit Card in Europe and the UK?

June 26, 2022 Team Bankeronwheels

If you were to believe everything that the folks in the personal finance industry say, using credit cards is pretty much a no-brainer. After all, you get free money for a month. But most of the advice given is US-centric. Does the same advice also apply to European residents?

What Is The Bogle Effect? (Book Review)

June 23, 2022 Raph Antoine

There are a lot of misconceptions about Bogle, especially amongst his fans and the Bogleheads community.

Eric’s book is not a biography of John Bogle in the conventional sense nor is it an introduction to his claim to fame, that is, index investing.

Instead, the book may be characterized as an attempt to chart the impact the Bogle on the history of the mutual fund industry.

Just Keep Buying (Book Review)

June 20, 2022 Kathrin

What makes the book stand out? Our readers won’t be surprised to learn that most of Nick’s work can be found in other books we’ve reviewed. In fact, parts of the book have been published on Nick’s own Of Dollars and Data blog.

But with this new compendium, Nick adds some fresh perspectives.

Most importantly, he organizes the essential knowledge into actionable steps and does it in a pleasant way.

Financial Jargon Explained By Kathrin

June 15, 2022 Kathrin

Personal finance can be confusing, especially if you’re new to it.

ETFs, Passive Investing, Permabears or FIRE – what do all the terms financial bloggers use actually mean?

When I first developed an interest in managing my own money, it took me several years to learn about the various concepts and strategies.

Now, I like to think I have a working knowledge of the most important terms.