The 4-Fund Portfolio – Episode #36

1 Money Market Fund + 3 Index Funds = The 4-Fund Portfolio. Extremely powerful, yet pleasantly simple, that’s what Ethan Bloch is talking about on today’s episode.

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Links mentioned in today’s episode:

The World’s Best Money Market Funds
Total Stock Market Index Funds
International Stock Index Funds
Total Bond Market Index Funds
IRA’s In The House!

Index Fund Checklist: Don’t Leave Home Without It – Episode #23

Ethan Bloch highlights three criteria from his Index Fund checklist. The full checklist is linked up below in webpage and PDF form. Be sure to print this bad boy and place it in your wallet for fast and easy access.

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Wine drank on today’s episode:

Vista Hermosa – Red Wine [link N/A]

Resources that go along with today’s episode:

Index Fund Checklist
Index Fund Checklist – Wallet Size PDF

International Index Funds – Episode #21

A big thanks to Ariel Waldman and friends as well as Get Satisfaction for throwing and hosting CupcakeCamp2.

In today’s show Ethan Bloch talks about International Index Funds; their advantages and disadvantages, as well as a few common misconceptions.

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Resources mentioned in today’s episode:

International Index Funds
European Stock Index Funds
Pacific Stock Index Funds
Emerging Markets Stock Index Funds

Links mentioned in today’s episode:

CupcakeCamp

Diversification In Relation To Index Funds – Episode #20

Do Index Funds provide enough diversification? Is it a bad idea to only hold a few index funds as your entire investment portfolio? In today’s episode Ethan Bloch answers these questions.

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Links from today’s episode:

Stocks Are King. But Bonds Can Be Tasty Too! – Episode #19
Comment about Index Fund diversification

What About Exchange Traded Funds? (ETFs) – Episode #11

This is a redo of an episode we didn’t release two weeks ago…

Someone wrote in and asked Ethan why he didn’t talk about ETFs in his episode on Index Funds. Here’s Ethan’s response.

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Wine drank on today’s episode:

Vin-Sanity Chardonnay 2004

Links from today’s episode:

Mutual Funds Suck – Episode #12

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