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You will find information about the workings and advantages of index investing, asset allocation and re-balancing.

The need to approach investing as a long term commitment, and the impact of cost to building wealth.

(Things your financial planer either doesn’t know about, or more likely, simply doesn’t want to tell you, as the conclusion would most likely put him out of work.)

Hopefully we can encourage you to take responsibility for your own financial future, instead of just hoping that someone is going to take care of you.

Also some possible ways to actually implement an investment strategy based upon the above in Switzerland.

You will not find any information about speculative hypes, market timing, stock picking or any other short term schemes for getting rich.

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