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A weekly reality check on sensible investing and financial decision-making for Canadians. Hosted by Benjamin Felix and Cameron Passmore.

Sep 24, 2018

In Episode 11 of the Rational Reminder podcast we discussed the following:


  • Are DIY investors responsible for their actions?
  • Starting a blog
  • Switching from stock picking to index funds
  • Managing behaviour
  • The 4-minute portfolio
  • When does it make sense to optimize?
  • Index fund rebuttals
  • Fee-only vs. fee-based advice
  • Choosing a conflict of interest
  • Robb’s biggest beef with Canadian financial services
  • Trusting the bank
  • VGRO vs. robo advisors
  • One-fund retirement portfolios

We were joined by Robb Engen, author of the Boomer and Echo blog.


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