Investing in Developed Markets (ex-US)

January 14, 2022 Raph Antoine 1

By historical standards, US Equities have become relatively expensive.
If implementing a tilt can make overall high valuations more bearable it is a sin worth pursuing.
In Investing, perfect is the enemy of good.

A Random Walk Down Wall Street (Book Review)

January 14, 2022 Kathrin 1

A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel is a bestselling personal finance book that takes the reader on a journey through financial history and teaches about past and present investment strategies.

It is extremely well-known and has been sold over 1.5 million times, earning its author great respect in the financial world. – TOP 10 in 2021

January 4, 2022 Raph Antoine 0

2021 marked the first full calendar year of

While most the content is still relatively new, a few pieces have generated significant interest in 2021.

I have tried to select the TOP 10 amongst them, in case you missed some.

Your Money or Your Life (Book Review)

December 29, 2021 Kathrin 1

Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez is one of the oldest and most well-known books about financial independence. While it teaches you how to manage your money, it takes a much broader approach than many other personal finance guides.

In fact, the program created by the authors is designed to change almost every aspect of your life. Let’s have a look at whether this classic, first written in 1992 and updated in 2008, is still relevant for readers today.

Optimizing Your Portfolio – How To Pick The Perfect Equity ETF?

December 24, 2021 Raph Antoine 34

If you read about Investing from a US source you know how easy it is to invest in North America.

And yet in Europe and the UK, selecting an Equity ETF can be a bit of a different ballgame.

Not only is Europe more fragmented. For instance, the second-largest ETF provider in the US, Vanguard, doesn’t even cover 5% of the market in Europe. There are also oaspects like currencies or dividends.

But it’s also never been easier to buy ETFs. By doing some initial research you can avoid life-long fees charged by Robo and Human Advisors.

It will make you substantially wealthier.

Personal Finance as a Gift – Best Books for Christmas

December 22, 2021 Kathrin 8

The holiday season is just around the corner, and with it comes the challenge of finding a great gift for your loved ones.

Why not opt for a personal finance book this year?

Over the last few months, we have compiled reviews of some of the most helpful works on managing money effectively.

There is a range of content, appropriate for readers of different ages, in different situations, and living in various parts of the world.

How I Lost Money in Real Estate Before it Was Fashionable (Book Review)

December 16, 2021 Kathrin 1

How I Lost Money in Real Estate Before it Was Fashionable by JL Collins tells the story of his disastrous condo purchase in the 1970s and 80s. The short book demonstrates how, contrary to popular opinion, real estate isn’t always an amazing investment and that potential homeowners should be critical before buying.