Category: Vanguard

Vanguard’s Exchange Traded Funds Headed for Hong Kong 18

Vanguard’s Exchange Traded Funds Headed for Hong Kong

If you’re an investor based in Hong Kong or Singapore, your lowest cost options for a globally diversified portfolio are exchange-traded funds on the U.S. market.  The U.S. is an international supermarket—a place where you can buy New Zealand, Australian,...

Investment Commissions Soon To Be Banned In The United Kingdom 2

Investment Commissions Soon To Be Banned In The United Kingdom

Many people are still paying commissions to purchase investment products.   High commissions entice many investment advisors to jump into bed with the fund company offering the hottest (commission) action. Is that cool?  Nope.  And some countries are banning the...

Why Canadians might actually say “No” to Vanguard 21

Why Canadians might actually say “No” to Vanguard

Canadians, it seems, would swarm around a newly proposed Vanguard investment option like a batch of northern Ontario mosquitoes to an open arm. And why not? As the famous, low cost provider of index funds, there’s no doubt that Vanguard...

Pride and Prejudice 13

Pride and Prejudice

When investing, most people think they can find a genius to navigate the shark-infested waters of the stock market.  Pride Close your eyes and throw a blanket over the stocks on the New York stock exchange. Pretend that you have...

Vanguard Investments for Canadians – Why Not? 6

Vanguard Investments for Canadians – Why Not?

Living abroad as an expatriate gives me a pretty wide lens when comparing different investment products.  But without a doubt, the best investment service company in my view is Vanguard. The non profit mutual fund provider specializes in low cost...

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