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Andrew Tobias’ portfolio is exposed to 66.6% stocks and 33.3% bonds. It can be built with 3 ETFs.
Below you can see the historical return of Andrew Tobias’ portfolios.
Portfolio data was last updated on 1st of June 2023, 06:35 ET
|Name||Year to date||Return in 2022||10 year return||CAGR since 1989 (%)||Draw Down||Expense ratio||Yield|
|The Andrew Tobias Portfolio||4.97||-12.75||6.15||7.34||-28.05||0.05%||3.78|
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Here is how you build Andrew Tobias’ portfolio
Andrew Tobias is a lot of things. He is the author of 12 books. His most successful and most well-known book is The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need.
The book was first published in 1978 and has been updated ever since.
Don’t let the age of the book scare you. It is filled with ages-less wisdom and good money practices. It is also filled with investing tips.
His writing style is witty and self-deprecating which you can’t help to notice just by visiting his personal website at andrewtobias.com.
Andrew Tobias also served as the Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee for 18 years.
The portfolio by Andrew Tobias is much like the 3-fund-portfolio by Taylor Larimore and the bogleheads. The portfolio appears in his book The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need.
The portfolio is split equally among these 3 asset classes:
It is a conservative portfolio because of the large bond allocation.
Andrew Tobias recommends that you use VTI (total stock market ETF), VEA (international developed ETF), and SHY (short-term treasuries ETF). You are not going to get blow-out returns with this portfolio but you will sleep well – very well.
I couldn’t help to think of JL Collins (see his video) when I read the following in The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need.
Here is an description from Andrew Tobias’ book:
1. Go out for a very nice dinner. 2. Put about a year of normal living expenses someplace liquid, like a bank or money-market fund … 3. … and roughly equal sums into U.S. Treasury securities maturing in one, two, three, and four years. 4. Put the bulk of the remaining money into stock-index funds, split between domestic and foreign investments. 5. Buy a vacation home or bigger house, if you want one—but not so big that the cost of carrying it will in any way strain you. a. Do not buy a boat. 6. Be sure your will is in order. 7. Now relax and forget the whole thing. Review it once a year, mainly to roll over your Treasury securities as they come due. Don’t spend any of the investment principal, but enjoy the extra income it throws off
– Andrew Tobias – The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need.
Here is Andrew Tobias in a short interview on what you can do with your finances, and what the greatest money pitfalls are for young people.
Here is Andrew Tobias’ website
His book The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need is very good.
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