Should You Invest 100% In Equities?

April 1, 2024 Raph Antoine

We live in extraordinary times. Just a decade ago, the mere idea of launching a website like ours, rooted in evidence-based investing, would seem far-fetched due to a general disinterest. Today, academic insights like the recent paper ‘Beyond the Status Quo: A Critical Assessment of Lifecycle Investment Advice’ by Scott Cederburg, Michael O’Doherty, and Aizhan Anarkulova, which challenges traditional asset allocation are not just noted – they’re often implemented by individual investors.

Beyond The Hype – Bitcoin’s Potential Role In A Portfolio

April 1, 2024 Ahmed and Raph

With the first wave of U.S. Spot Bitcoin ETFs and the SEC approval, Bitcoin is taking a new place in some portfolios.

The topic is contentious amongst our readers. According to our survey, only half of you have an allocation. That’s the way it should be – the best strategy is the one you understand and can stick to. So, while it may be worth exploring for the adventurous investor profiles, it’s not a fetch for the Golden Retrievers.

Investment Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make and How to Avoid Them (Book Review)

April 1, 2024 Alex

Einstein once said that common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by the age of eighteen. Similarly, much of what is conventional wisdom on investing is wrong.
Most people can get by just fine without knowing anything about, say, rocket science. It is substantially more difficult to get through life without being knowledgeable about finances.

Currency Royale – Should You Hedge Your Bonds?

April 1, 2024 Raph Antoine

Navigating the world of bonds can be a treacherous journey, especially when it comes to currency hedging.

Can your strategy change based on your home currency? Does it matter if you invest in Euros, or Swiss Francs? Is the British Pound any different? What about other currencies?

Is the decision to hedge impacted by your life situation and goals?