Rules-Based Strategy Update: Coffeehouse Portfolio Strategy December 2018
Here is this month’s Coffeehouse Portfolio update. In each of these posts for the strategies tracked on the site, I let reader’s know how the strategy has performed in a portfolio I simulate. The simulation is set up just like anyone would run it; I simple make the buys and/or sells each month and track it in a Morningstar portfolio.
The Coffeehouse portfolio strategy is based off of the book, “The Coffeehouse Investor: How to Build Wealth, Ignore Wall Street, and Get On with Your Life.”
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Coffeehouse Portfolio Strategy Rules-Based Investing
The Coffeehouse Portfolio Strategy portfolio requires the investor to buy index funds across seven different asset classes. These asset classes and the associated ETFs that are held include:
- Large Cap – VTI
- Large Cap Value – VTV
- Small-Cap – VB
- Small-Cap Value – VBR
- International – VEU
- REIT – VNQ
- Fixed Income – BND
The specific rules of the strategy are as follows:
- Divide investment capital into 60% equities and 40% fixed income.
- Buy ETFs for each of the seven asset classes in the portfolio.
- Rebalance annually.
Monthly Signals: Coffeehouse Portfolio Strategy Investing
As this is a buy and hold strategy, there are no signals or changes to the portfolio in December 2018.
Strategy Tracking & Performance: Coffeehouse Portfolio Strategy
Here is the portfolio tracker and performance chart for the Coffeehouse Portfolio strategy. I use the Morningstar Portfolio Tracker to track all the systems at Robotic Investing.
Each of the portfolios tracked use a hypothetical $50,000 starting value. This portfolio was started on July 2nd, 2018.
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