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Index Funds

Is Warren Buffett's View on Bonds Making You Think Twice?

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Some investors don't own bonds because of low (even negative) interest yields. In this article I address why we should always include an indexed bond element in our portfolio.…

Andrew Hallam

Why Do Indexes Beat Most Actively Managed Funds?

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While it isn’t a physical law, there should be a law based on the irrefutable premise that index funds always beat most actively managed funds. This isn’t news to most investors. But most people don’t know why indexes win.…

Andrew Hallam

What Is A Mutual Fund?

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Mutual funds might be the world's most commonly known investment products. But what exactly are they, and how do they work?…

Andrew Hallam

What Is An Index Fund?

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I recommend investing in index funds and ETFs. But what is an index fund? I didn't like the definitions I found online, so I explained it here and I hope it helps.…

Andrew Hallam

When Index Fund Investors Would Have Been Eaten Alive

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We didn't evolve to invest well. The ancient ones who could have passed on the right genetics were likely eaten by big cats and torn apart by bears.…

Andrew Hallam

What Investors Can Learn From Crazy And Not-So-Crazy Brits.

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Andrew Hallam explains how the odds of winning with actively managed mutual funds over index funds are lower than any savvy bettor would accept.…

Andrew Hallam

One Woman's Journey With Millionaire Teacher

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When I wrote the first edition of Millionaire Teacher in 2011, it was initially inspired by school teachers at Singapore American School. They asked me great…

Andrew Hallam

Why Do Index Funds Win?

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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?

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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

Index Investors, Which Currency Should You Pick?

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Imagine this for a moment. You’re a young, single person walking along a path and you stumble upon an ancient lamp with instructions on the…

Andrew Hallam