Ranking Of Largest Brokerage Firms by Assets in 2024

February 9, 2024 Raph Antoine

Brokers can have a staggering range of Assets Under Administration with a large diversity and sometimes – mammoth scales – at play in this space.

But pay attention to the nuances. A lot of websites compare brokers using the AUM metric, which is misleading. Some brokers are also asset managers, and play different roles. 

Come Along For A Hike With Francesca: How to Start Investing In 10 Steps.

January 29, 2024 Raph Antoine

Last weekend I was on a hike with some local friends and after talking about some exciting topics like cycling the world the conversation ended up drifting towards investing.

Francesca recently discovered ETFs while Joanna heard about Tracking Funds from her friends.

Both were relucatant to deploy money in the Stock Market. While Francesca held significant amounts of cash for a number of years, Joanna thought there was no better investment than her home.

How To Choose A Cheap Stock Broker?

January 10, 2024 Raph Antoine

Over the past months, as we developed our Broker Fee Comparison Tool, we looked into the different fees in Europe and the UK.

You probably won’t be surprised to hear that the fee structures are very confusing! But, the portfolios of our readers are often relatively simple, so coming up with a lifetime accumulation phase simulation of all fee components to choose the cheapest broker is not only feasible, but necessary.

Certain fees – like custody fees – eat into investors’ wealth in the same dramatic way as high Total Expense Ratios charged by Fund Managers.

Ready to choose the cheapest broker for your portfolio? Let’s dive in!

Genki vs SafetyWing: Best Insurance For Nomads

January 10, 2024 Francesca

We spent 2023 travelling across Asia, the Middle East and Europe meeting a variety of nomads.

To assess which policy is the best we came up with five traveller profiles: Remote Worker/Entrepreneurs, Gap Year Adventurers, Family Nomad Travellers, Long-Term Bikepackers and Retiree Travellers.

In this article, we aim to guide you through this often-overlooked aspect of long-term travel, helping you make the best choice for your own adventures.