Before getting started with ETFs, savers should first check whether they are hedged against risk and how much money they have left. Step 3 of the SZ series.
It doesn’t work without risk. If you don’t want to take any risks, you don’t have any chances. This is a principle when investing money – and it also applies to investing in ETFs: Anyone who invests in equity ETFs is taking a risk, prices can plunge, sometimes by 30, 40 or even 50 percent. And it can take years to get back to where they started.