Do all-in-one funds exist outside the US?

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bitmouse
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Do all-in-one funds exist outside the US?

Post by bitmouse » Mon May 04, 2020 5:05 pm

Are there any ETFs suitable for a one fund portfolio outside the US? In the EU?

Similar to Vanguard's LifeStrategy funds, TargetRetirement, or iShares Core Allocation series?

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Re: Do all-in-one funds exist outside the US?

Post by assyadh » Mon May 04, 2020 7:37 pm

Canada has some, the UK as well.

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Re: Do all-in-one funds exist outside the US?

Post by Peculiar_Investor » Mon May 04, 2020 8:30 pm

bitmouse wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 5:05 pm
Are there any ETFs suitable for a one fund portfolio outside the US? In the EU?

Similar to Vanguard's LifeStrategy funds, TargetRetirement, or iShares Core Allocation series?
assyadh wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 7:37 pm
Canada has some
The Canadian ones are Vanguard asset allocation ETFs. I suspect the challenge might be the fact that The role of home bias in global asset allocation decisions will likely show up in the country specific formulations that target the specific 'home market' of the ETFs.
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Re: Do all-in-one funds exist outside the US?

Post by MaxDOL » Mon May 04, 2020 10:56 pm

Vanguard Canada and Vanguard Australia both provide their own ETF version of Life Strategy fund.
Both have home bias allocation.

As an investor from small developing country who prefer invest in only one asset allocation fund for simplicity, I choose to invest in USA's Ishares Core Allocation ETF.
It also have USA home bias allocation but it still very close to global market cap weight for both stocks and bonds.

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Re: Do all-in-one funds exist outside the US?

Post by oogZoo » Tue May 05, 2020 11:57 am

There are many such funds in Finland. Not as ETFs though. The costs of those funds tend to be significantly higher than using separate bond and equity funds.

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Re: Do all-in-one funds exist outside the US?

Post by pin » Wed May 06, 2020 12:43 am

While not part of the EU anymore I understand the UK has several options including Lifestatergy for Vanguard and a few other options by HSBC and Legal and General. I however suspect you will need to be a UK resident to invest with them and they will be in GBP.

I think the only exception is you can invest via SwissQuote with UK LifeStatergy Funds but the minimum amount is GBP100k.

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Re: Do all-in-one funds exist outside the US?

Post by BeBH65 » Wed May 06, 2020 1:33 am

Do a search for "VanEck Vectors Multi-Asset"
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