And I own almost 6,500 businesses! These companies are spread across the globe and span every sector. Eat that, boss! These companies are divided between VWRL (3,144 companies) and IUSN (3,319 companies). Now owning all these companies sounds like I’m the richest person in the world, but that’s not quite right. At the time of … Read moreI’m a Business Owner
Stocks, or shares, always have a strange vibe around them if you talk about them. People don’t understand them. They might joke a bit about it and then leave. Even when stocks and index funds are such powerful tools to become financially free. What are Stocks and Shares? Stocks are simply ownership certificates of a … Read moreWhat are Stocks and Index Funds, ETFs, Mutual Funds?
As the equity markets are in solid correction territory (more than 10% decline from recent peak) and probably on it’s way to being a bear market (20% decline), people are wondering whether they should invest right now. The answer is yes. You should invest right now. Marketing timing is pointless, as shown by the story … Read moreMarket Timing is Pointless – As Told By Bob
Every country seems to have a different retirement system. In this article, I will explain how the system in The Netherlands works. Based on this system, I have to make certain choices regarding my (early) retirement. Below are the three pillars in the Dutch retirement system. The Three Pillars of Retirement Here in The Netherlands, … Read moreThe Dutch Retirement System
The stock market has seen some serious volatility the last couple of weeks. After a bull run for the last decade, we have not seen a lot of these swings. Alright, in February people thought the end of the world was near when the S&P 500 corrected slightly over 10%, but from there it was … Read moreVolatility in the Stock Markets is Back