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by InnocentAbroad
Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: [UK expat] sanity check first portfolio
Replies: 4
Views: 343

Re: [UK expat] sanity check first portfolio

Ted Swippet and ValueThinker, many thanks. Your replies are informative and much appreciated. I have some follow-up questions. You mention not to forget emerging markets. According to the prospectus, VWRL/VWRD has about 8% in emerging markets, which I guess is the global ratio. What that fund does l...
by InnocentAbroad
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Credit card for expat
Replies: 20
Views: 1047

Re: Credit card for expat

To reinforce what Carls said, credit cards are not very popular in the Netherlands; don't expect them to be widely accepted. The supermarkets will not take them, for example, and if you want a train ticket you'll have to queue at customer service and pay a surcharge rather than use the automatic kio...
by InnocentAbroad
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: [UK expat] sanity check first portfolio
Replies: 4
Views: 343

[UK expat] sanity check first portfolio

I made a New Year's resolution to start investing. Actually, it has been several years in a row since I first made that resolution. This year I discovered Bogleheads and I appreciate the logic and simplicity to the investing philosophy. Since then, I have been trying to educate myself from the wiki ...

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