Data Source: from January 1992 to June 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 30 June 2022
Live Update: Jul 05 2022, 03:00PM Eastern Time
PORTFOLIO • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
1.08%
1 Day
Jul 05 2022, 03:00PM Eastern Time
0.41%
Current Month
July 2022

The Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio is a High Risk portfolio and can be implemented with 7 ETFs.

It's exposed for 60% on the Stock Market.

In the last 30 Years, the Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio obtained a 7.45% compound annual return, with a 8.70% standard deviation.

Asset Allocation and ETFs

The Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio has the following asset allocation:

60% Stocks
40% Fixed Income
0% Commodities

The Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio can be implemented with the following ETFs:

Weight Ticker ETF Name Investment Themes
15.00 % SCZ iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap Equity, EAFE, Small Cap
15.00 % EFV iShares MSCI EAFE Value Equity, EAFE, Large Cap, Value
7.50 % IJR iShares Core S&P Small-Cap Equity, U.S., Small Cap
7.50 % IJS iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value Equity, U.S., Small Cap, Value
7.50 % VTV Vanguard Value Equity, U.S., Large Cap, Value
7.50 % VV Vanguard Large-Cap Equity, U.S., Large Cap
40.00 % IEI iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond Bond, U.S., Intermediate-Term
Most of Lazy Portfolios are made of common components (asset classes), very simple and well defined. For a more complete view, find out the most common ETFs you can use to build your portfolio.

Portfolio and ETF Returns

The Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio guaranteed the following returns.

According to the available data source, let's assume we built the portfolio on January 1992.

Portfolio returns are calculated in USD, assuming: July 2022 return is calculated on the hypothesis of a newly built portfolio, with the starting asset allocation.
TIM MAURER SIMPLE MONEY PORTFOLIO RETURNS
Consolidated returns as of 30 June 2022
Live Update: Jul 05 2022, 03:00PM Eastern Time
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  Chg (%) Return (%)
Return (%) as of Jun 30, 2022
  1 Day Time ET(*) Jul 2022 1M 6M 1Y 5Y(*) 10Y(*) 30Y(*)
Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio -1.08 -0.41 -5.73 -12.84 -11.64 3.53 5.91 7.45
US Inflation Adjusted return -5.73 -16.24 -17.86 -0.08 3.37 4.86
Components
SCZ
iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap
-2.39 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
-2.45 -10.25 -23.88 -23.44 1.65 7.08 7.02
EFV
iShares MSCI EAFE Value
-3.33 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
-3.02 -9.59 -11.33 -11.79 0.42 4.05 5.30
IJR
iShares Core S&P Small-Cap
-0.71 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
0.22 -8.48 -18.93 -16.91 7.20 11.24 10.52
IJS
iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value
-1.26 03:00PM
Jul 05 2022
-0.17 -8.96 -14.31 -14.23 6.57 10.79 11.03
VTV
Vanguard Value
-1.70 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
-0.71 -7.89 -9.29 -1.75 9.23 11.77 9.47
VV
Vanguard Large-Cap
-0.18 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
0.90 -8.26 -21.46 -12.97 11.11 12.82 9.87
IEI
iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond
0.16 02:59PM
Jul 05 2022
0.99 -0.73 -6.91 -7.85 0.73 0.98 4.68
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized
(*) Eastern Time (ET - America/New York)

US Inflation is updated to May 2022. Waiting for updates, inflation of Jun 2022 is set to 0%. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 7.57% , 5Y: 3.61% , 10Y: 2.46% , 30Y: 2.47%

Portfolio Dividends

In 2021, the Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio granted a 1.99% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio: Dividend Yield page.

Historical Returns as of Jun 30, 2022

Historical returns and stats of Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

TIM MAURER SIMPLE MONEY PORTFOLIO
Consolidated returns as of 30 June 2022
Data Source: from January 1992 to June 2022
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Period Return (%)
as of Jun 2022
Return (%)
Infl.Adj.
Standard
Deviation (%)
Max
Drawdown (%)
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
Jun 2022
-5.73
-5.73
-5.73
Jun 2022 - Jun 2022
0 - 1
3M
-8.91
-10.09
-8.91
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 2
6M
-12.84
-16.24
-12.84
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 5
YTD
-12.84
-16.24
-12.84
Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 5
1Y
-11.64
-17.86
8.86
-12.86
Sep 2021 - Jun 2022
5 - 7
42% pos
3Y(*)
2.90
-1.53
11.02
-14.55
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
21 - 15
58% pos
5Y(*)
3.53
-0.08
9.95
-14.55
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
37 - 23
62% pos
10Y(*)
5.91
3.37
8.25
-14.55
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
78 - 42
65% pos
15Y(*)
4.60
2.25
9.89
-32.39
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
110 - 70
61% pos
20Y(*)
6.80
4.25
9.30
-32.39
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
155 - 85
65% pos
25Y(*)
6.64
4.12
9.13
-32.39
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
191 - 109
64% pos
30Y(*)
7.45
4.86
8.70
-32.39
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
235 - 125
65% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jan 1992
7.42
4.82
8.64
-32.39
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
239 - 127
65% pos
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized

Returns and stats are calculated assuming a yearly rebalancing of the components weight. How do returns change with different rebalancing strategies?

Capital Growth as of Jun 30, 2022

An investment of 1000$, since July 1992, now would be worth 8637.79$, with a total return of 763.78% (7.45% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 4151.84$, with a net total return of 315.18% (4.86% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since January 1992, now would be worth 8875.03$, with a total return of 787.50% (7.42% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 4208.02$, with a net total return of 320.80% (4.82% annualized).

Drawdowns

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-32.39% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Oct 2010 20 36
-14.55% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Nov 2020 8 11
-12.86% Sep 2021 Jun 2022 10 in progress 10
-11.27% May 2011 Sep 2011 5 Mar 2012 6 11
-9.50% May 1998 Aug 1998 4 Dec 1998 4 8
-8.98% Jun 2002 Sep 2002 4 May 2003 8 12
-8.67% Sep 2018 Dec 2018 4 Jun 2019 6 10
-6.83% Feb 2001 Sep 2001 8 Mar 2002 6 14
-6.66% Jun 2015 Feb 2016 9 Jul 2016 5 14
-6.44% Feb 1994 Jun 1994 5 Apr 1995 10 15
-5.80% Apr 2012 May 2012 2 Sep 2012 4 6
-3.42% Feb 1999 Feb 1999 1 Apr 1999 2 3
-3.17% Jul 2014 Sep 2014 3 Feb 2015 5 8
-3.15% Apr 2004 Apr 2004 1 Sep 2004 5 6
-2.93% Sep 2000 Nov 2000 3 Dec 2000 1 4
-2.89% Jun 1996 Jul 1996 2 Sep 1996 2 4
-2.86% Feb 2018 Mar 2018 2 Aug 2018 5 7
-2.71% Jan 2000 Jan 2000 1 Mar 2000 2 3
-2.66% Oct 1997 Nov 1997 2 Jan 1998 2 4
-2.64% May 2006 Jun 2006 2 Sep 2006 3 5
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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-32.39% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Oct 2010 20 36
-14.55% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Nov 2020 8 11
-12.86% Sep 2021 Jun 2022 10 in progress 10
-11.27% May 2011 Sep 2011 5 Mar 2012 6 11
-9.50% May 1998 Aug 1998 4 Dec 1998 4 8
-8.98% Jun 2002 Sep 2002 4 May 2003 8 12
-8.67% Sep 2018 Dec 2018 4 Jun 2019 6 10
-6.83% Feb 2001 Sep 2001 8 Mar 2002 6 14
-6.66% Jun 2015 Feb 2016 9 Jul 2016 5 14
-6.44% Feb 1994 Jun 1994 5 Apr 1995 10 15
-5.80% Apr 2012 May 2012 2 Sep 2012 4 6
-3.42% Feb 1999 Feb 1999 1 Apr 1999 2 3
-3.17% Jul 2014 Sep 2014 3 Feb 2015 5 8
-3.15% Apr 2004 Apr 2004 1 Sep 2004 5 6
-2.93% Sep 2000 Nov 2000 3 Dec 2000 1 4
-2.89% Jun 1996 Jul 1996 2 Sep 1996 2 4
-2.86% Feb 2018 Mar 2018 2 Aug 2018 5 7
-2.71% Jan 2000 Jan 2000 1 Mar 2000 2 3
-2.66% Oct 1997 Nov 1997 2 Jan 1998 2 4
-2.64% May 2006 Jun 2006 2 Sep 2006 3 5

Rolling Returns ( more details)

Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio: annualized rolling and average returns

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
8.33 39.58
Apr 2003 - Mar 2004
-27.21
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
18.03%
2 Years
7.97 25.94
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-14.86
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
8.45%
3 Years
7.79 20.80
Apr 2003 - Mar 2006
-6.40
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
4.23%
5 Years
7.74 15.84
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
0.60
Mar 2004 - Feb 2009
0.00%
7 Years
7.64 11.52
Jun 2000 - May 2007
3.92
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
0.00%
10 Years
7.68 10.54
May 1997 - Apr 2007
4.98
Jun 2007 - May 2017
0.00%
15 Years
7.61 10.47
Nov 1992 - Oct 2007
4.60
Jul 2007 - Jun 2022
0.00%
20 Years
7.68 8.66
Jul 1994 - Jun 2014
6.30
Apr 2000 - Mar 2020
0.00%
(*) Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality

Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio: in which months is it better to invest?

Both the Average Return and the Gain Frequency (Win %) are useful to get an idea of what happened in the past.

For further information about the seasonality, check the Asset Class Seasonality page.
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Monthly Average Return (%) and Gain Frequency
Return (%) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average
Win %
0.37
61%
0.33
65%
0.61
61%
1.40
81%
0.56
68%
0.18
45%
0.69
67%
0.26
63%
0.21
60%
0.57
63%
0.94
70%
1.44
80%
Best
Year
5.2
2019
4.6
1998
5.4
2009
7.7
2009
6.1
2003
4.0
2019
5.9
2009
3.6
2009
5.9
2010
5.8
2011
8.4
2020
4.5
2010
Worst
Year
-7.9
2009
-6.7
2009
-9.3
2020
-4.7
2022
-5.4
2010
-5.7
2022
-4.8
2002
-7.5
1998
-5.8
2001
-9.8
2008
-2.7
1994
-4.3
2018
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 1992 - Jun 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
239 Positive Months (65%) - 127 Negative Months (35%)
Jan 1992 - Jun 2022
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Yearly Return(%)
Monthly Return(%)
Year Total Infl.Adj Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2022
-12.84 -16.24 -2.6 -1.1 -0.7 -4.7 1.4 -5.7
2021
+10.46 +3.14 0.6 2.8 2.1 2.0 1.8 -0.6 0.2 1.2 -2.3 2.0 -2.4 2.8
2020
+6.87 +5.52 -1.4 -4.5 -9.3 5.0 2.8 1.3 1.7 3.1 -1.6 -1.1 8.4 3.5
2019
+16.14 +13.57 5.2 1.6 0.2 2.1 -3.7 4.0 -0.3 -1.1 2.0 1.9 1.3 2.0
2018
-6.64 -8.39 2.2 -2.8 -0.1 0.4 0.7 -0.3 1.6 0.6 -0.5 -5.0 1.0 -4.3
2017
+13.36 +10.99 1.2 1.3 0.8 1.4 0.8 0.7 1.6 -0.1 2.2 0.8 1.2 0.8
2016
+8.15 +5.98 -2.8 -0.3 4.6 1.0 0.4 -0.3 2.6 0.3 0.8 -1.5 1.5 1.8
2015
+0.47 -0.17 -0.2 3.1 -0.2 1.1 0.6 -1.2 0.6 -3.5 -1.7 3.5 0.1 -1.5
2014
+2.33 +1.67 -1.7 3.2 -0.1 0.2 1.0 1.3 -2.0 1.5 -2.7 1.6 0.4 -0.4
2013
+17.81 +16.06 2.9 0.5 1.7 2.0 -0.6 -1.6 4.0 -1.7 4.6 2.6 1.4 1.0
2012
+11.70 +9.77 4.0 2.3 0.8 -0.6 -5.3 3.1 0.1 2.2 1.9 -0.3 1.0 2.1
2011
-0.69 -3.64 1.3 2.0 -0.3 3.2 -0.7 -1.0 -0.8 -3.9 -5.3 5.8 -0.5 0.1
2010
+12.55 +10.96 -1.3 1.1 3.8 1.3 -5.4 -1.7 5.6 -2.4 5.9 2.6 -1.4 4.5
2009
+17.16 +13.95 -7.9 -6.7 5.4 7.7 5.1 0.0 5.9 3.6 2.9 -2.3 2.8 0.8
2008
-18.42 -18.41 -3.1 -0.6 0.8 1.2 0.5 -4.7 -0.7 0.4 -4.9 -9.8 -1.9 3.6
2007
+5.07 +0.92 0.9 0.6 1.4 2.2 1.4 -0.8 -1.2 0.4 1.7 2.0 -2.4 -1.1
2006
+15.49 +12.64 3.5 0.1 1.9 1.6 -2.5 -0.1 0.4 2.1 1.1 2.9 2.4 1.2
2005
+8.71 +5.20 -0.3 1.8 -1.3 -1.1 1.6 1.5 2.0 1.4 0.6 -1.8 2.1 2.1
2004
+16.23 +12.47 2.3 2.0 1.4 -3.1 0.2 2.7 -1.9 1.3 1.9 1.9 4.0 2.8
2003
+28.83 +26.26 -1.6 -0.4 -0.5 5.7 6.1 1.9 0.9 2.5 2.1 4.0 1.3 4.0
2002
-0.10 -2.52 -0.3 0.9 2.6 1.9 1.3 -1.7 -4.8 1.1 -3.7 1.2 2.0 -0.1
2001
-0.39 -1.97 2.5 -1.8 -2.9 3.5 0.6 -0.4 0.2 -0.1 -5.8 2.3 1.4 0.5
2000
+6.34 +2.81 -2.7 0.7 3.3 -2.1 -0.1 3.9 -0.9 3.0 -1.1 -0.6 -1.2 4.4
1999
+8.40 +5.58 0.1 -3.4 2.7 4.8 -1.3 3.3 0.1 -0.6 -0.3 0.4 0.3 2.4
1998
+10.11 +8.37 2.4 4.6 2.5 0.2 -0.6 0.1 -1.6 -7.5 2.0 3.7 2.7 1.8
1997
+8.93 +7.11 0.3 0.3 -1.7 1.1 4.8 2.8 2.9 -2.5 3.0 -1.9 -0.8 0.5
1996
+8.40 +4.85 1.2 -0.1 0.6 1.9 0.7 -0.1 -2.8 1.1 2.3 1.0 3.6 -1.1
1995
+20.10 +17.13 0.4 2.0 2.5 2.1 2.5 0.8 2.4 0.2 1.2 -0.8 2.7 2.6
1994
-1.91 -4.40 3.1 -2.0 -3.5 0.6 -0.1 -1.5 2.4 2.5 -2.0 0.7 -2.7 1.0
1993
+18.40 +15.16 2.2 1.7 2.5 -0.2 1.6 0.9 1.0 3.6 0.8 1.8 -1.8 3.0
1992
+9.26 +6.11 1.0 1.4 -1.7 1.1 1.8 -0.8 1.6 -0.7 1.2 -0.4 2.0 2.5

Portofolio Returns, up to December 2007, are simulated. They have been calculated using the historical series of equivalent ETFs / Assets, instead of the actual ETFs of the portfolio.

In particular, it has been used:

  • SCZ - iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007
  • EFV - iShares MSCI EAFE Value: simulated historical serie, up to December 2005
  • IJR - iShares Core S&P Small-Cap: simulated historical serie, up to December 2000
  • IJS - iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value: simulated historical serie, up to December 2000
  • VTV - Vanguard Value: simulated historical serie, up to December 2004
  • VV - Vanguard Large-Cap: simulated historical serie, up to December 2004
  • IEI - iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond: simulated historical serie, up to December 2007

Portfolio efficiency

Is the Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio actually efficient, compared to other Lazy Portfolios?

Overall Ratings

The Tim Maurer Simple Money Portfolio is classified as High Risk.

Very High Risk
Bond weight:
Less than 25%
High Risk
Bond weight:
25% - 49.99%
Medium Risk
Bond weight:
50% - 74.99%
Low Risk
Bond weight:
At least 75%
High Risk
Portfolios
All
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25 Years Ann. Return
(Inflation Adjusted)
+6.64%
(+4.12%)
Poor : 1 / 5
Average : 2.6 / 5
Standard Deviation
over 25 Years
9.13%
Good : 3.9 / 5
Good : 3.6 / 5
Maximum Drawdown
over 25 Years
-32.39%
Excellent : 4 / 5
Average : 3 / 5
Easy to manage 7 ETFs
Bad : 2 / 5
Bad : 2 / 5
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