Believe it or not, Monevator is a blog about securing financial freedom. Originally it was focused on retiring early, but during a sabbatical I discovered I missed doing good work for money, provided it was on my own terms. Nowadays I think I’ll always do something, even into my old age – and even if […]

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What caught my eye this week. Here’s a sign that we’re neck deep in a bull market in global equities – shares are by far the riskiest mainstream asset class, but we hear much more concern, comments, and confusion about bonds. In the absence of high inflation, the government bond portion of your portfolio is […]

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Should you ever wake up in the night thinking the world is a big, screwed-up mess and you’d rather not add to it anymore than you already do1, then know that you are not alone. SRI investing – variously known as Socially Responsible Investing or Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing – is a growing market movement, […]

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This article about time horizon and asset allocation is by former hedge fund manager Lars Kroijer, an occasional contributor to Monevator. He also wrote Investing Demystified. Previously we’ve discussed how you should choose the minimal risk asset that will form the bedrock of your portfolio. The short version: If you have high-rated government bonds available […]

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