No-Brainer Portfolio

This is the simplest portfolio William Bernstein discusses in his famous book The Intelligent Asset Allocator.  The book is widely recommended not only for this portfolio, but also for its technical and thorough discussion on diversification and portfolio construction in general.

no-brainer-portfolio

Asset Allocation

Localized portfolio versions are organized by home country

CANGERUKUSA
25%Large Cap BlendUSA-LCBEUR-LCBEUR-LCBUSA-LCB
25%Small Cap BlendUSA-SCBEUR-SCBEUR-SCBUSA-SCB
25%InternationalWLDX-TSMWLD-TSMWLD-TSMWLDX-TSM
25%Short Term BondsCAN-STGER-STUK-STUSA-ST

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Performance

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