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by HyperWizard
Fri Jan 15, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Portfolio allocation (no bonds allowed), please suggest
Replies: 132
Views: 17592

Re: Portfolio allocation (no bonds allowed), please suggest

Hi everyone, I am in the same situation as Houston101, JTravers, and others on this thread and have been researching options quite intensively. Five years after this thread was started, it's unfortunate that it is still challenging to have a portfolio that is Shariah-compatible and at the same time ...
by HyperWizard
Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Canadian earning in USD. Invest in Vanguard US or Canada?
Replies: 14
Views: 1646

Re: Canadian earning in USD. Invest in Vanguard US or Canada?

Thanks everyone. This is all really helpful. I assumed that Vanguard Canada offered ETFs to individual investors. One detail I forgot to mention: I have my own business and don't really get paid through a "salary". My "salary" is divided between payroll and dividends issued by my...
by HyperWizard
Sat Dec 26, 2015 10:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Canadian earning in USD. Invest in Vanguard US or Canada?
Replies: 14
Views: 1646

Re: Canadian earning in USD. Invest in Vanguard US or Canada?

Thanks everyone. Buy in the currency you expect to spend. Particularly if you are near retirement, invest in the currency of the country where you expect to live and spend. That's a good point. By the way, I am 24 and plan to invest for the next few decades. I also don't know whether I will be in Ca...
by HyperWizard
Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Canadian earning in USD. Invest in Vanguard US or Canada?
Replies: 14
Views: 1646

Canadian earning in USD. Invest in Vanguard US or Canada?

Hi, I understand that this question is related to Canada and can also belong on the FinancialWisdom forum but please hear me out I live in Canada but get paid in USD. I currently keep most of my money in USD; I only convert on-demand to CAD for living expenses. I would like to start investing. Parti...