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by PvdHeuvel
Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: New investor. looking for input on investing strategy [South America]
Replies: 9
Views: 483

Re: New investor. looking for input on investing strategy [South America]

done.. proud owner of a portfolio with 100% VWRD

Next deposit I'll start working on my 80/20 allocation, but that's another topic.

BebH65, thanks again for the input, it's appreciated. These first steps are scary :)
by PvdHeuvel
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: New investor. looking for input on investing strategy [South America]
Replies: 9
Views: 483

Re: New investor. looking for input on investing strategy [South America]

Hi, My apologies for the late reply, my trip took a bit longer than expected. Indeed, the 15% is hidden, so basically I can treat the VWRD as an ETF with a cost of 0.46% and be done with it. Not sure I follow you here. As far as I understand the Expense Ratio (ER) of VWRD is 0.25%, this is calculate...
by PvdHeuvel
Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: New investor. looking for input on investing strategy [South America]
Replies: 9
Views: 483

Re: New investor. looking for input on investing strategy [South America]

Hi again, I think you've convinced me. I plan on buying 4 or 5 times a year and it's probably not a bad idea to make of of these buys bonds. This also gives me some time to think about what bonds and what allocation exactly. Indeed, the 15% is hidden, so basically I can treat the VWRD as an ETF with...
by PvdHeuvel
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: New investor. looking for input on investing strategy [South America]
Replies: 9
Views: 483

Re: New investor. looking for input on investing strategy [South America]

Hi BebH65, Thanks for your response. Remember stocks can loose 50% in a year and take several years to rebound, or might not rebound at all. Generally many people advise a minimum of 20% bonds. Those bonds can also be used to buy stock when they are on sale I must admit my preference for just stocks...
by PvdHeuvel
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: New investor. looking for input on investing strategy [South America]
Replies: 9
Views: 483

New investor. looking for input on investing strategy [South America]

Dear All, I'm new to investing and after a couple of months of reading these forums, MMM, jscollins stock series and other investing/FI material I think I'm ready to start. I've done my research, but I'd love to have a second opinion. My situation: - 36 yro Dutch Citizen working in South America, I'...

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