Financial Literacy

Why I Don't Include 'Play Money' In My Investment Portfolio

#Financial Literacy #Investing

Odds are high that your play money will eventually lose to a diversified portfolio of low-cost index funds. It’s a research-based fact.…

Andrew Hallam

The Great Wealth-Building Strategy That's Like An Olympic Wrestling Match

#Financial Literacy #Investing

One of my wrestlers was desperate. Another middle school kid had him tied up on the mat and it was clear Chris was going to lose.…

Andrew Hallam

Gold Is Like A Ten-Person Life-Raft Now

#Financial Literacy #Mindset

Gold is much like a 10-person lifeboat. It usually sits neglected as cruise line guests dance to Shakira. However, when small waves tip a few dinner…

Andrew Hallam

Value And Growth Investors: Don't Get Fooled By The Norse God, Loki

#Mindset #Investing #Financial Literacy

If you are an investor who owns an all-in-one portfolio ETF, stick to it. If you are an investor who owns a global stock ETF and…

Andrew Hallam

What Percentage Should You Have In Stocks vs Bonds?

#Financial Literacy #Investing

In this video, I shed some light on the question.…

Andrew Hallam

Why Do Index Funds Win?

#Financial Literacy #Index Funds

Why do index funds and ETFs beat most actively managed funds? How do we know that index funds will continue to beat active management, decade after…

Andrew Hallam

What Is An Index Fund?

#Financial Literacy #Index Funds #Investing

Plenty of people know they should invest in low-cost index funds or ETFs, instead of actively managed products. But what exactly is an index fund? In this video, I provide the background for these products and explain how they work.…

Andrew Hallam

Stock Market Investing For Beginners Part 3

#Financial Literacy #Investing

If you go to a bank or speak to a financial advisor about investing, most investment salespeople will recommend actively managed mutual funds. Whether you choose…

Andrew Hallam

How Would I Sell Actively Managed Mutual Funds?

#Talks and Interviews #Financial Literacy #Lifestyle

I enjoyed speaking to Jared Herzog for AssetBuilder’s Keep It Simple podcast. We chatted about how and why I became involved in investing, how…

Andrew Hallam

What Are The Benefits and The Pitfalls of Early Financial Independence?

#Talks and Interviews #Lifestyle #Financial Literacy

It was such a pleasure to meet Robin Powell during my visit to Dubai in November. He has created some of the world’s most…

Andrew Hallam