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How to choose the Best US Bond ETF

July 15, 2021 Banker on Wheels 20

Depending on whether you are saving for retirement or have retired already certain Bond ETFs may be more suitable than others.

Treasuries stabilize your portfolio. Once retired, you may think of earning additional income from Corporates.

Bond ETFs should match your time horizon and fit into your wider portfolio.

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Investing for Financial Independence? Pay attention to Key 12 Asset class returns

July 17, 2020 Banker on Wheels 1

Asset allocation is typically the most important driver of portfolio performance (up to 90%). You can learn about the wider markets and the fact that being unfamiliar with an asset class is not always an excuse for not including it in your portolio mix – we tend to have a ‘domestic’ and ‘familiar asset class’ bias and that’s why a lot of investors just focus on domestic Equities

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What to expect from US Treasury Bond ETFs in 2020

May 20, 2020 Banker on Wheels 3

If you had Treasury ETFs in your portfolio going into 2020, well done! The YTD Returns range from low single digits for Short Term US Treasury ETF to over 30% for long term treasury bond ETF and have performed remarkably well during the Coronavirus Bear Market. However, the current situation is somewhat asymmetric. Read what are the risks.