facebookI’m stuck in deciding if I should individually invest in an ETF (directly through Brokers) or just use Robo Advisors to invest in ETFs? - Seedly

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Anonymous

24 Feb 2020

General Investing

I’m stuck in deciding if I should individually invest in an ETF (directly through Brokers) or just use Robo Advisors to invest in ETFs?

The most obvious benefit for Robo is DCA but doesn’t benefit me LT (need to cash out in 5-10 years time or fees become excessive). But for individual ETF via a broker, fees are much pricier and probably impossible for me to decide to do monthly DCA. What do you recommend?

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What are your thoughts?

You can do DCA via RSP (DBS, FSMOne).

If you are looking for outside Sg market, you can consider FSMOne, they have RSP with only $1 transaction fees.

Do it yourself

open U.S. brokerage account with

0.00 USD commission fees (15% witholding tax on ETF dividend earnings are lost then however)

transfer/switch your SGD to USD to destination U.S. account with Transferwise

more on my thinking:

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If you want solely ETFs, then go with brokers. If you were to go with roboadvisors, it's unlikely yo...

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