The Index Card

The Index Card

Why Personal Finance Doesn't Have to Be Complicated

Helaine Olen, Harold Pollack

Fifteen percent: A broad-based international fund like Vanguard’s Total International Stock Index Fund. You will want an international fund that has access to both developed—think Europe and parts of Asia—and emerging—think South America, Africa, and other parts of Asia—markets. Make sure that you choose an international fund and not a “global” fund.

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