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- John Mark L Mar 27, 12:51 PM
Hi Lee, I work at AES and would say its best to first choose whether you want to: - a) DIY b) Take advice. We...
- vaz Mar 27, 11:59 AM
Hi toony, thanks for your comment and advice. Are there any fees associated with transferring holdings from DBSV to TDDII? I would probably only be...
- steve Mar 27, 10:16 AM
Thank you! Makes sense.
- Mark Mar 27, 8:39 AM
Hi Lee, Yes I am with TD in the UK. Cheers
- Mark Zoril Mar 27, 6:30 AM
No Lee. I am with PlanVision. You can read more about my program on Andrew's blog. Hard to miss.
- toony Mar 27, 6:06 AM
Totally agree with Mark - fees are way too high for my liking! Managed portfolio will be >3% if you include funds - too crazy...
- toony Mar 27, 5:20 AM
Daisy, I'm assuming you are talking about Table 16.3 (can)(or 16.4?) vs 18.1 (aus). I see a couple of reasons for the differences: . 1....
- toony Mar 27, 4:19 AM
The DJGI is not a well know 'global index'. The two most common ones used by companies in creating ETFs are designed by MSCI and...
- toony Mar 27, 3:08 AM
Vaz, Can't help you with getting cash out of Myanmar 🙂 . Yes, if don't know where you will retire, best to buy in the...
- Mark Zoril Mar 27, 2:45 AM
@Lee. Regarding Adam's comment and Andrew's as well, yes there is virtually no way that a firm that charges of assets under management would recommend...
- toony Mar 27, 2:32 AM
Both are great ETFs. Andrew favours the shorter duration on IGLS (2.49 vs 11.7 years) compared to VGOV as IGLS is guaranteed to beat inflation...
- Mark Zoril Mar 27, 2:30 AM
hi Jen. Most of my clients do fine with TD. Simply hasn't been an issue. A delay here and there and some follow-up, but they...
- toony Mar 27, 2:23 AM
Lee, Personally, I would go option 2 - account is small at moment - know you will end up in UK later so easier to...
- Jen Mar 27, 1:04 AM
I don't see any DIY platform on the AES web site. Even the execution only is their 'index fund' which works out to 1.75% p.a.
- Lee Mar 26, 6:34 PM
Great feedback, thanks. is Mark with TD?
- Lee Mar 26, 6:32 PM
Thank you. I understand that everyone needs to make some money in the process. Guess it's more my nerves and feeling as though I need...
- Jonny Mar 26, 5:50 PM
Thank you, Mark. I will check if there are any Japanese brokerage that would accept such transfer.
- Adam Mar 26, 5:38 PM
@Lee - I'm also in the process of shopping around and also currently in discussions with AES. Would totally agree with Andrew on the above...
- Andrew Hallam Mar 26, 5:21 PM
Hi Lee, Of course, they don't make money when you DIY. 🙂 But as far as firms available to non-American expats are concerned, they are...
- Lee Mar 26, 4:56 PM
Hi Andrew, Whenever I start to read any of the information about advisors or companies out here it makes me sick with nerves. I spoke...
- Andrew Hallam Mar 26, 4:27 PM
Hi Chris, This looks good. But as I mentioned in my book, don't buy any currency hedged ETFs. Cheers, Andrew
- Christopher Eng Mar 26, 3:49 PM
Hi Andrew, I am trying to put together a portfolio. I am a Canadian citizen - resident of Qatar and 30 years old. Unfortunately I...
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