You are not special. Neither am I! There it is! You’re probably not born from a billionaire’s family. Neither am I. Your IQ is not 200 points, and you’re probably not an extremely talented athlete. So, you’re nothing special. Still, you can live a very special life.
I both see this question online a lot and get it in person when I talk about personal finance. When to start investing? There are lots of different opinions out there on the interwebs, and this article is my try at answering this question.
Welcome to update number 9, of Fire the Belly. As you know by now, this little joke on Twitter got out of hand and before you know I’m blogging about my sport and nutrition in the past week. And this week was good one!
Safe withdrawal rates have always been a discussion point for early retirees. You want to know how much of your portfolio you can withdraw without risking to run out of money. The Trinity study has tried to calculate a safe withdrawal rate based on US stock and bond performance. Is it still valid? Soon, my second interview with Financial Independence Europe Podcast will be released, where Alvar and I speak about this topic, but I wanted to give you guys an article already! Let’s do this!
On this blog I’ve written a lot about investing in Europe, and how some things are different than in the US. Regulations and taxes, for example, are different over here. What I haven’t written about a lot is the asset allocation for European investors.