Investing Demystified (Video Series & Book Review)

November 26, 2021 Kathrin 1

Investing Demystified: How to Create the Best Investment Portfolio Whatever Your Risk Level by Lars Kroijer educates the general population on how to best invest.

The author is a former hedge fund manager, so he has spent years of his life analyzing the markets and learning about portfolio theory. As a result, the information in this 2017 guide is backed by the most current research into how markets work.

Kroijer pays special attention to making his concepts applicable for investors all over the world, and you can implement his rational portfolio no matter where you live.

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing (Book Review)

November 15, 2021 Kathrin 1

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John C. Bogle, published in 2007, is an account of why the author is in favor of using index funds when investing. In essence, the advice is simple: invest in a broad market index fund and hold for the long term.

But Bogle goes into detail about why such a strategy will produce above-average results and what factors affect your investment the most.

Compound Interest Calculator

November 7, 2021 Raph Antoine 0

Compound interest is one of the keys to wealth building. The earlier that you invest your money in an investment vehicle that compounds, the more money you will accumulate. A little money invested early can potentially result in a bigger nest egg than a lot of money invested closer to the goal. 

The Psychology of Money (Book Review)

November 6, 2021 Kathrin 6

The author is an expert in behavioral finance and history and an avid proponent of financial independence.

In his book, he takes us through some of the most important lessons he’s learned about why we act the way we do and how to think positively about wealth and investing.

Money – A User’s Guide (Book Review)

October 19, 2021 Kathrin 3

Money: A User’s Guide by Laura Whateley was published in 2018 and aims to educate young people between the ages of 18 and 40 about how to best handle their money.

It provides a good basic overview, the book is not focused on financial independence or investing to create an income.

The Simple Path to Wealth (Book Review)

October 19, 2021 Kathrin 4

The Simple Path to Wealth by JL Collins is designed as a one-stop roadmap to financial freedom.

The author created the book for his adolescent daughter, who has little interest in investing and therefore needs an easy, automatic path to achieving her financial goals.

Since its publication in 2016, it has sold over 400,000 times and been translated into several other languages, including Japanese and German.

Is Vanguard the Best ETF Provider?

October 11, 2021 Raph Antoine 4

In 2008, Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, threw down the gauntlet to his friends over at the elite hedge funds. The challenge?

He stated that, with all their genius and intellectual firepower, hedge fund returns could not beat the returns given by the humble S&P 500 Index Fund over a nine-year period. The consideration? A mere million dollars.

The Millionaire Next Door (Book Review)

October 8, 2021 Kathrin 8

This book is a classic in the personal finance space.

In it, the authors detail what they have learned after interviewing countless millionaires and their families.
But are the concepts helpful in today’s world, 25 years later? And can European investors apply the lessons learned from American millionaires?

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Invest Your Way to Financial Freedom (Book Review)

October 3, 2021 Kathrin 4

Great books on money management and financial freedom investing are hard to find, especially ones with no ulterior motive.

That’s why Invest Your Way to Financial Freedom by Ben Carlson and Robin Powell is an exciting addition to the European personal finance space.