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Finpension 3a Review: Is it the new best third pillar?

(Disclosure: Some of the links below may be affiliate links) Finpension just started their third pillar offer: Finpension 3a. And it is extremely interesting. Finpension is already behind valuepension, the best vested benefits (second pillar) account available in Switzerland. So, it is great that they now start to offer a third pillar account. So, let’s review Finpension 3a in detail. In this article, I will look at many things about Finpension 3a: their fees, their investment strategy,...

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Should you have a home bias in your portfolio in 2020?

(Disclosure: Some of the links below may be affiliate links) Many people use a home bias in their investing portfolio. These investors are allocating a large portion of their portfolio to domestic stocks. And this portion is not based on the size of their local stock market. But not every investor agrees on that strategy. And some people do not know what a home bias is. So, in this article, I want to answer the question of whether investors should have a home bias in their portfolio. We...

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Swiss Investors Will Lose Access to US-Domiciled ETFs in 2022

(Disclosure: Some of the links below may be affiliate links) Since the beginning of 2019, Swiss investors cannot buy Exchanged Traded Funds (ETFs) domiciled in the United States from my previous broker, DEGIRO. This event is terrible news for Swiss investors. This problem is due to new regulations that will come into play. These regulations already affected all European investors since 2018. But Switzerland was not affected before. We are going to see what changed. These issues are based...

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Yova Review for 2020: Pros and Cons

(Disclosure: Some of the links below may be affiliate links) Yova is a Swiss Robo-Advisor that focuses on impact investing. The main idea is to invest to make the world better. Not only will you get good returns for your investment, but your money will work at improving the world. But how does Yova compare with other Robo-Advisor, and how much does it cost? That is what we are going to find out in this complete review of Yova. By the end of this article, you will know all the advantages...

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Should you use currency hedging in your portfolio?

(Disclosure: Some of the links below may be affiliate links) Recently, I have received many questions regarding currency hedging. More particularly, I have received questions about whether people should use currency-hedged ETFs. Currency Hedging is a technique that tries to reduce currency risk when you are investing in foreign equities. In practice, it sounds great, but it has several disadvantages that many people do not know about. So, should investors use currency-hedged ETFs? Or...

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Zak vs Neon: Best Swiss digital bank account in 2020?

(Disclosure: Some of the links below may be affiliate links) Zak and Neon are two good Swiss Digital bank accounts. They are both entirely digital and accessible through mobile applications. The great thing about these bank accounts is that they are significantly cheaper than conventional bank accounts. Their low prices are what make their success. And they have some attractive features. But which one should you choose? Which of Zak vs Neon is better for you? Let’s...

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Zak vs Neon: Best Swiss digital bank account in 2020?

(Disclosure: Some of the links below may be affiliate links) Zak and Neon are two good Swiss Digital bank accounts. They are both entirely digital and accessible through mobile applications. The great thing about these bank accounts is that they are significantly cheaper than conventional bank accounts. Their low prices are what make their success. And they have some attractive features. But which one should you choose? Which of Zak vs Neon is better for you? Let’s find out! In this...

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The stock market and the economy: They are not the same

(Disclosure: Some of the links below may be affiliate links) A lot of people are currently wondering why the stock market is going up so high. Indeed, at the same time, most world economies are in trouble. But the stock market keeps going up. While they are sometimes correlated, the stock market is not the same as the economy. It is essential to realize that the stock market and the economy are different. So, we need to go over why the stock market is not the economy. In this article, I...

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What is the Best Swiss Bank in 2020?

(Disclosure: Some of the links below may be affiliate links) Everybody needs a bank account. Your company (or clients) will transfer your income into a bank account. And you will need to pay your bills from your bank account. Unless you live entirely off the grid and get paid in cash, you will need a bank account. But which Swiss Bank should you choose? There are tons of different banks. After all, Switzerland is the country of banks. However, contrary to popular belief, Swiss banks are...

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Interactive Brokers Review for 2020

(Disclosure: Some of the links below may be affiliate links) Interactive Brokers (IB) is an excellent broker. I have been using their services for about two years now. It is time to give my honest review of Interactive Brokers. In this review, you will find all you need to know about Interactive Brokers, what you can do with it, how much it will cost, and much more! By the end of this review, you will know whether IB is a good broker for you or not! What is Interactive Brokers? Best...

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