Passive investing for European investors in practice: opening an account

As discussed in the previous posts I wrote on the topic of passive investing with having European investors in mind, many people understand that passive investing is a solid cost-efficient way to hold a diversified portfolio without spending too much time on it. It is easy, however, to give up this advantage by choosing wrong/high […]

Passive investing part 8: get paid for that risk

This is part 8 of my posts on┬ápassive investing for Europe based investors. I hope that the previous posts gave you some high level understanding of options for a passive investment portfolio. In this post I’ll explain my view on how to allocate your portfolio and why I think much of the advice you get […]

Passive investing part 7: bonds vs stocks

This is part 7 of my posts on passive investing for Europe based investors. After discussing historical returns for stocks and bonds it seems to be pretty obvious. You should allocate everything into bonds, they’re safe and stocks are risky! Or should you? Financial definition of risk – do you care? Mean returns of various assets […]