In this second episode of Capital Topics, James Parkyn, François Doyon La Rochelle and Raymond Kerzérho discuss the following topics:

  • Review of asset class returns as of September 30, 2020
  • Should the US elections influence your portfolio strategy?
  • The new monthly income ETF from Vanguard (VRIF)
  • The bad advice of the day: “Expect a 10% return on your portfolio”
  • Listener’s question: Should I invest in international equity?

Links:

PWL Market Statistics

Vanguard paper on US elections

Interactive chart about US elections (Dimensional Fund Advisors)

Vanguard’s Retirement Income ETF