How does an investor set up a passive, index based ETF portfolio? What should the asset allocation be?

Here’s one idea. It’s called the Easy ETF Portfolio.

Asset Class Allocation Name Ticker MER
Canadian Bond 25% Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Bond Index ETF VSB 0.15%
Canadian Equity 25% iShares S&P/TSX Composite Index Fund XIC 0.27%
US Equity 25% Vanguard Total US Stock Market ETF VTI 0.06%
International Equity 25% Vanguard Total International Stock ETF VXUS 0.18%

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