A Lazy Portfolio is a collection of investments that requires very little maintenance.

It’s the typical passive investing strategy, for long-term investors, with time horizons of more than 10 years.

Choose your Lazy Portfolio, and implement it with ETFs.
Portfolios are ordered by 10Y return. Click on column header to sort table.

Portfolio Risk:
Last Update - 31 Jan 2020

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% Allocation
Ann. Returns (%)
Portfolio #ETF Stocks Bonds Comm. 1Y 5Y 10Y  ▾
Technology
1 100 0 0 +31.35 +17.83 +18.98
US Stocks
1 100 0 0 +20.31 +11.80 +13.83
Warren Buffett
2 90 10 0 +20.10 +11.24 +12.70
Simple Path to Wealth
JL Collins
2 75 25 0 +17.89 +9.65 +11.40
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
3 90 10 0 +16.04 +8.98 +10.41
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
3 66.7 33.3 0 +15.78 +6.99 +10.25
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
Paul Merriman
10 100 0 0 +10.14 +7.82 +9.99
Stocks/Bonds 60/40
2 60 40 0 +16.38 +8.34 +9.90
Core Four
Rick Ferri
4 80 20 0 +15.42 +8.07 +9.88
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
12 84 16 0 +15.05 +8.73 +9.87
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
6 100 0 0 +12.27 +8.23 +9.80
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
6 70 30 0 +15.88 +6.76 +9.79
Three Funds
Bogleheads
3 80 20 0 +15.06 +8.13 +9.43
Four Funds
Bogleheads
4 80 20 0 +15.00 +8.06 +9.41
World Developed Stocks
1 100 0 0 +15.61 +8.71 +9.41
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
11 90.1 9.9 0 +11.84 +7.89 +9.36
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
12 69 31 0 +14.53 +7.90 +9.02
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
11 70 30 0 +11.21 +6.97 +8.91
Robo Advisor 80
Betterment
10 80 20 0 +11.63 +7.44 +8.88
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
6 70 30 0 +13.47 +6.54 +8.87
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
2 50 50 0 +15.02 +7.10 +8.76
Coffee House
Bill Schultheis
7 60 40 0 +11.30 +6.47 +8.70
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
4 75 25 0 +10.52 +7.25 +8.64
Robust
Alpha Architect
8 70 20 10 +12.68 +5.97 +8.60
Golden Butterfly
5 40 40 20 +14.00 +5.85 +8.16
Edge Select Moderate
Merrill Lynch
12 53 47 0 +13.45 +6.87 +8.00
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
5 30 55 15 +17.35 +5.28 +7.92
Coward's Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
10 60 40 0 +10.39 +6.32 +7.88
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
2 40 60 0 +14.27 +6.57 +7.87
Margaritaville
Scott Burns
3 67 33 0 +13.21 +6.59 +7.82
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
8 55.9 44.1 0 +12.98 +6.49 +7.68
Pinwheel
8 65 25 10 +10.98 +5.66 +7.57
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
8 55 45 0 +10.63 +6.03 +7.36
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
10 49.9 50.1 0 +10.95 +6.04 +7.33
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
7 70 30 0 +9.18 +5.83 +7.32
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
7 60 40 0 +8.79 +5.70 +7.22
Edge Select Moderately Conservative
Merrill Lynch
12 37 63 0 +12.40 +5.88 +6.98
Ultimate Buy&Hold
FundAdvice
12 60 40 0 +8.51 +5.41 +6.93
Permanent Portfolio
Harry Browne
4 25 50 25 +16.25 +5.14 +6.84
Lifepath Fund
iShares
6 40.4 59.6 0 +12.42 +5.67 +6.78
Five Asset
Roger Gibson
6 60 20 20 +10.24 +4.90 +6.78
Rob Arnott Portfolio
Rob Arnott
8 30 60 10 +12.53 +4.50 +6.48
Desert Portfolio
Gyroscopic Investing
3 30 60 10 +12.60 +5.32 +6.46
Ivy Portfolio
Mebane Faber
5 60 20 20 +10.28 +4.26 +6.16
European Stocks
1 100 0 0 +13.42 +4.91 +6.02
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
9 50 33.3 16.7 +7.53 +3.84 +5.22
Larry Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
4 30 70 0 +6.36 +3.83 +4.96
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
12 21 79 0 +8.84 +4.13 +4.92
10-year Treasury
1 0 100 0 +11.05 +2.62 +4.53
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund
DFA
7 20.4 79.6 0 +8.40 +3.55 +4.36
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
12 19.9 80.1 0 +7.25 +3.47 +3.95
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
6 5 95 0 +7.94 +2.67 +3.55
Gold
1 0 0 100 +19.70 +3.88 +3.49
Emerging Markets
1 100 0 0 +0.53 +3.83 +3.08
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
12 9.9 90.1 0 +5.66 +2.44 +2.60
Robo Advisor 0
Betterment
2 0 100 0 +4.03 +1.39 +1.25
Short Term Treasury
1 0 100 0 +3.72 +1.26 +1.08

Returns and KPIs are calculated on the hypothesis of a yearly rebalancing of the portfolios (at the beginning of the year). Returns refer to investiments in US Dollars.

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