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Thordin
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Buy-and-hold investing, online, e-wallets
« on: March 21, 2016, 05:25:12 PM »

Guys, do we know any brokers suitable to buy and hold investment funds, using our e-wallets?
I have been using alpari.com for a while now, you can fund the account with neteller / skrill and they have some investment funds you can buy that track the market.
Fees are big for a passive investment but, I say, better than leaving the money sit on an e-wallet.

Now, i am not talking about investing in forex managed accounts, or active stock trading, this is about simple buy and hold, long term index investing, like buying an S&P500 ETF and holding it for years.

Are you guys aware of any options to do that?
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Re: Buy-and-hold investing, online, e-wallets
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2016, 06:55:33 PM »

I just checked alpari.com. I think that 20% success fee from index based investment portfolio is downright robbery. If you check Ishares or Vanguards index etf:s you can expect something like 0.10% expence ratio. Only good thing with alpari is that you can fund them with skrill etc. as you said. I would also like to hear some other options to fund investments with e-walleted funds.
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Re: Buy-and-hold investing, online, e-wallets
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2016, 06:58:45 PM »

Plus the 2% exit fee of the whole sale amount. Basically its like paying them 2% of the amount you invest, just that entry fee sounds worst than exit fee even though it is practically the same thing.
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Re: Buy-and-hold investing, online, e-wallets
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2016, 09:26:42 AM »

Plus the 2% exit fee of the whole sale amount. Basically its like paying them 2% of the amount you invest, just that entry fee sounds worst than exit fee even though it is practically the same thing.
Exit fee is supposed to be bigger  ;)
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Re: Buy-and-hold investing, online, e-wallets
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2016, 01:26:45 PM »

Just deposit with bank account and use interactive brokers.
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