Investing – All about investing

Investing is very important if you want to become Financially Independent. It will help you reach FI and it will also help you once you retired.

This ongoing series of post will walk you through investing. And more specifically through financial investing: bonds, stocks and funds. Each post of the series will go into more details into one particular subject. Throughout the series, I will also share what is my current strategy for investing. The idea is mainly for you to learn about investing so you can make your own idea about investing.

    1. Investing basics: The basics of investing. The different ways of investing and how to invest.
    2. Financial Investing: The main financial instruments: Cash, bonds and stocks.
    3. Mutual Funds: Funds of stocks and funds of bonds. Find out about passive investing to save on your fees!
    4. Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): Mutual funds that are traded on the stock market. Very high availability.
    5. Index Replication: Find out the different ways of replicating the index that are used by ETFs and mutual funds.
    6. Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Arbitrage: Discover how do ETFs keep their price in sync with their index.
    7. The three-fund portfolio – Keep it simple: Discover simple portfolios made of three funds. By holding only three funds, you can have a diversified investment portfolio. And you have minimal changes to do over the years.
    8. More lazy portfolios: Discover more form of lazy portfolios made of a few funds that don’t change much.
    9. Target Retirement Funds – Too much simplicity ?: Discover funds that are set for your year of retirement. You only need to hold one fund all your life. But is that too simple ?
    10. Dividends – A nice passive income : Some stocks are paying a dividends to their shareholders. Some people are investing specifically into these stocks. Find out how this is working ?