The Rational Reminder Podcast Episode 11 - Simple vs. complex with Robb Engen

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.