Weekend Reading – Invesco launches Europe’s Cheapest FTSE ALL-World ETF

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Invest Wisely section is dedicated to research on how to invest for the Long Run using Passive Investment Strategies. Read Topics related to (i) Portfolio Construction and Asset Allocation (ii) Acting wisely by avoiding behavioural traps and also (iii) publications that help understand how financial markets work.

Active Investing section relates to improving your knowledge about active investing.  If you decide to sin, then sin only a little. Given ample evidence, combined active bets should be ideally a relatively small fraction of your portfolio. This section also includes Sustainable Investing. You can invest in a Socially Responsible way, but there are many ESG traps. Learn how to invest sustainably, and what it means for expected returns, with our definitive guide to sustainable investing

Personal Finance section is dedicated to UK and European Products. It can also touch on other European jurisdictions outside the Euro-zone.

 

There are only two kinds of investors: those who don’t know where the market is headed, and those who don’t know that they don’t know. Then again, there is a third kind: those who know they don’t know, but whose livelihoods depend on appearing to know.

INVEST WISELY

CONSTRUCT YOUR PORTFOLIO

Your Stock Picking Cousin Doesn't Stand A Chance (Bankeronwheels.com)

Trying to beat the market is an entertaining activity. There are two ways to go about it – picking individual stocks, or letting Portfolio Managers bet for you. But over the past 18 months, stock pickers stepped on a many landmines. What’s the potential damage if you pick a losing stock? Especially if you do it in an overheated market? How difficult is active investing? Here are nine charts showing why you will outperform your stock-performing friends in the long run.

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UNDERSTAND FINANCIAL MARKETS

'Rate rises erode investors’ incentive to hold US companies’ shares' is the wrong conclusion

This chart from the FT has been widely shared over the past week. But does it really erode investors’ incentive?  We don’t think this is the correct conclusion and a short-term mindset. For individual investors, this is like comparing apples to oranges, as these assets have different goals in a portfolio.

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HOW TO INVEST

Active Investing

FACTOR investing

discretionary investing

ALTERNATIVE ASSET CLASSES

WALL STREET

How Akman & Taleb Profited Billions During Market Crashes (The Investors Podcast - 1 hr 12 Min )

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The Podcast Stars Author Scott Patterson who reviews his new book – Chaos Kings.

The book chronicles the story of the hedge fund that achieved average annual returns of over 105% from 2008 through 2019, and how Bill Ackman had a $27 million dollar bet that turned into over $2.6 billion.

SUSTAINABLE investing

crypto

BAD BETS

Stocks

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PERSONAL FINANCE

Wealth Management

AI and the future of financial advice with Micheal Kitces (Peter Lazaroff - 33 Min )

Michael Kitces is one of the industry’s leading experts on all things financial advice and financial planning. In this live episode recorded at Wealth Management EDGE, Michael explains the evolution of financial advice and how AI might impact the profession going forward. Listen now and learn: The evolution of financial advice from the 1960s to present Ways consumers benefit from financial advisors moving up the value chain How AI might impact the financial advice profession

EARLY RETIREMENT

FINANCIAL PRODUCTS

COST OF LIVING

OUR Community

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In 2024, we will be increasing coaching service prices.

Sometimes individual sessions are very helpful to get past your investing concerns. Our readers asked us to create a coaching service. And we’re proud to say, that some of them even ditched their Financial Advisors, after experiencing the value we provide. Some of the topics we recently discussed include:

  • How much money do I need to retire with higher inflation?
  • Medium Term or Long Term Bonds with today’s yields?
  • Risks and Returns of Money Market Funds
  • Asset Allocation for 10-15 year goals with narrowing returns between Equities &Bonds
  • Merits of UK Trusts that invest in unlisted companies
  • Traps with choosing brokers – PFOF & Risks of moving to another country
  • International Situations – Choosing ETFs when leaving Europe
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Today's prices are not coming back!

In 2024, we Will be increasing coaching service prices.

Sometimes individual sessions are very helpful to get past your investing concerns. Our readers asked us to create a coaching service. And we’re proud to say, that some of them even ditched their Financial Advisors, after experiencing the value we provide. Some of the topics we recently discussed include:

  • How much money do I need to retire with higher inflation? 
  • Medium Term or Long Term Bonds with today’s yields?
  • Risks and Returns of Money Market Funds  
  • Asset Allocation for 10-15 year goals with narrowing returns between Equities & Bonds
  • Merits of UK Trusts that invest in unlisted companies
  • Traps with choosing brokers – PFOF & Risks of moving to another country
  • International Situations – Choosing ETFs when leaving Europe 

DESIGN YOUR LIFESTYLE

Personal Development

Matthew McConaughey Opens Up About Terrifying Flight He Experienced (The daily stoic - 1 hr 5 Min )

The hollywood actor talks about the philosophy behind his bestselling memoir Greenlights, how he aims to help teach people unique ways improve their lives with his new course: Roadtrip – the Highway to More, what he learned from his recent terrifying flight experience, why being truly selfish is actually selfless, how he strikes a balance between living an exciting life and spending quality time with family, and more.

Health & Wellness

CAREERS

Ranked: The Cities with the Best Work-Life Balance in the World

While some careers can be relatively stress-free, maintaining a healthy work-life balance can seem impossible for many.

The easy access to technology, blurred boundaries around work and personal time, and fear of job loss push many to work overtime, and fail to use vacation time or sick leave.

However, in some cities across the world, the situation is very different. In top-ranked locales, companies offer working professionals an opportunity to maintain a work-life balance through good healthcare, ample vacation time, and so on.

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TECH

The Eyeball-Scanning Plan Designed to Save Us From AI (Bloomberg - 50 Min )

While many people are familiar with ChatGPT, its founder Sam Altman also co-founded Worldcoin, which aims to mitigate AI risks.

Enter: The Orb, an eyeball-scanning device that could provide everyone with a unique personal identifier. Think a global social security number, except you never have to share what it is with anyone.

Travel

How to optimize your savings & your travel points to unlock greater value (ChooseFi - 1 hr 12 Min )

Diving deep into the necessary credit cards and travel points plus loads of helpful information you can use when planning your next trip!

Whether its learning to book early and play around with the sites mentioned on the episode, or allowing flexibility to mitigate the stress of traveling, this is a great conversation for those learning to take advantage of what their travel points can offer.

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