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Lars doesn’t believe what neat online calculators tell him. Reality is more complicated.

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Lars has a new copy of his book out, plus the rest of the week’s good reads.

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The thought of creating a financial spreadsheet may not set your heart racing, but it’ll be worth the slog says Lars Kroijer…

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Lars Kroijer explains how to match your bond allocation to your time horizon, and considers what kind of returns you might enjoy. (Or not enjoy, these days…)

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Why are we told to own very low risk assets in our portfolio, and what kinds of investments fulfill this role?

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Has the world become too risky for passive investors with Donald Trump as president? Lars Kroijer says it’s more complicated than that…

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Is your cash safe in the bank?

Cash is rightly considered one of the safest asset classes, but that does not mean holding huge slugs of it is without risk.

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Here’s a five-part series on investing from Lars Kroijer, the ex-hedge fund manager turned passive investing zealot.

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Here’s a great talk from Monevator contributor Lars Kroijer about his life as a hedge fund manager and why he now recommends passive investing.

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The equity risk premium and YOU

The equity risk premium is fun to know about just in case you’re invited to a Bank of England cocktail party, but it can also help shape your portfolio…

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If you fancy an alternative, choose Pepsi or listen to grungy rock music, says Lars Kroijer. When it comes to passive investing, market cap indexing remains the logical way to go.

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We should own shares in all the market’s stocks, weighted according to their fraction of the overall value of the market.

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Make sure your pension is not invested in a mediocre ‘fund of funds’ if you want to retire comfortably.

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Wondering how to invest your £15,000 ISA allowance? In a hurry? Skip the rest of our website and just read this.

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When to buy insurance

Don’t just buy insurance blindly — think about what you really can afford to lose.

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The stock market has crashed and your plan looks sick as a parrot. Should you panic? (What do you think!)

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When you’re young you can risk asking that person out, going around the world traveling, and holding lots of shares. But things change as you age.

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The cost of active fund management

Ex-hedgie turned passive investing prophet Lars Kroijer debuts his first article on Monevator with a look at the true cost to you of active funds.

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