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How to Buy US ETFs as a European with PRIIPs Regulation

Last Updated on August 25, 2021 by Mr. FightToFIRE
Most European retail investors trading on their own already noticed early in 2018. As a European, it’s not possible to buy US-based Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) anymore. Funds such as SPY, IVV, QQQ, VT, and many others are unavailable. The major culprit? PRIIPs, which stands for Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products. So what can we do? Well, let us have a closer look.

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PSD2 Explained

How PSD2 will make banking more beneficial for you

Last Updated on July 12, 2020 by Mr. FightToFIRE
Isn’t it frustrating to see how something simple like your various bank statements are still separate per bank. Wouldn’t it be great to automatically import them into your favorite banking app? Well, Europe has you covered. With the new Payment Services Directive (Directive 2015/2366, 2015), usually shortened to PSD2.

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