Today I want to discuss two pretty good ETFs (exchange-traded funds) that European index investors seem to love. We’re going to try to determine which fund is the better investment, by looking at things like fees, dividends, liquidity, and management. VWRL vs IWDA: Let the showdown begin!
I’ve never been a big fan of peer to peer lending as an investment tool, until I discovered platforms like Grupeer and Mintos. In the past, I’ve tried a little bit of crowdlending on Dutch platforms but I don’t like the low returns, with the only potential being downwards. Then on top of that, the loans are very illiquid, meaning I can’t access my money for several years.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are very volatile. Their prices in euros or dollars fluctuate a lot, sometimes with multiple digits per day. Trading bitcoin can, therefore, be very risky. In this article
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.
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!