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- Andrew Hallam Oct 27, 4:33 AM
Jim, I only recommend bond index funds, not individual bonds. As I mentioned in both of my books, you should not buy a long term...
- Index Oct 27, 2:13 AM
Index October 21, 2016 at 11:53 am Hi Andrew, I really enjoyed your book and as a result am now running the following couch potato...
- Jim Oct 27, 1:49 AM
Hi Andrew, I can understand what you are saying if we opt for short term bonds which you also recommend in your book. But for...
- lucky mike Oct 26, 3:50 PM
Hi Andrew – think this is a stupid question but…..are there any concerns with investing in ETFs which have small total asset holdings (and hence...
- Jared Oct 26, 3:10 AM
Hi Andrew, Thanks for writing your books. Huge fan. I will start making my investments into Vanguard, however, I would appreciate your help. On page...
- Yoko Oct 26, 1:45 AM
Andrew, are the sample portfolios above permanent portfolios or do they need to be rebalanced yearly?
- Cedric Oct 25, 7:20 PM
Hello Andrew, I was looking at buying some ETF bond of dividend, which are BBB government such as ishare EMCP , dividend is around 4...
- Andrew Hallam Oct 25, 2:15 PM
Hi Jim, As I mentioned in both of my books, I feel it's important that investors have a large home country currency bias. It mitigates...
- Jim Oct 25, 1:12 AM
Hi Andrew, but why? You suggest global index for stocks. What is the difference with bonds? Seems to me that one loses out on bonds...
- Andrew Hallam Oct 24, 2:31 PM
Looking forward to seeing you in a couple of days David. Cheers, Andrew
- Douglas Wilson Oct 24, 1:30 PM
email sent, thanks.
- Andrew Hallam Oct 24, 12:48 PM
Hi Jim, With bonds, I prefer (if possible) to have one that matches the home country currency. That's why I recommended Canadian bonds to the...
- Jim Oct 24, 4:08 AM
Hi Andrew, In the section about European investing ch 21 why in all your example mixes you suggest only a European bond? Why not a...
- lucky mike Oct 23, 9:47 PM
Been quite a while since I visited this forum, but as a followup to my above review of various trading platforms:- • I opened accounts...
- Andrew Hallam Oct 23, 4:24 AM
Hi Martin, Much will depend on Canada's tax treaty with China. But as I mentioned in my book, the safest way to ensure that you...
- Martin B Oct 23, 3:45 AM
Hi Andrew, I'm an expat in China and have just opened a TD Waterhouse account and have two questions: 1) I've received this response in...
- Andrew Hallam Oct 22, 6:54 PM
Hi Jim, The ETF you asked about contains about 2,900 stocks from about 47 different countries. Always go to the specific provider's home page if...
- Jim Oct 22, 6:27 PM
Hi Andrew, In your book p. 196 you say that between 2 ETFs with the same number of stocks and track the same market we...
- Mario Oct 21, 9:10 PM
Thanks much Andrew. I don't own 'real' real estate. This is why I thought of adding REIT. The Vanguard ETF is a good option but...
- Index Oct 21, 11:53 AM
Hi Andrew, I really enjoyed your book and as a result am now running the following couch potato portfolio: VWRD - 40% VHYD - 15%...
- Mustard Seed Money Oct 21, 8:58 AM
Wow you have had quite the run. This is great information thanks for sharing!!!
- Andrew Hallam Oct 21, 3:09 AM
Hi Mario, If you own any property (a house, a condo) then I don't suggest you add a REIT ETF. If you already own real...
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