What To Expect in 2019
For many investors 2018 will go down as a year to forget amid signs the 10-year bull market run is finally running out of steam but don't despair, 2019 could spring some positive surprises.
The Millionaire Next Door Provides A Road Map For Us All
I was speaking to roughly 500 high school students in Singapore last week. The students represented about 50 different nationalities. Many were American. At one point, I asked them to call out brand names that they thought most millionaires are attracted to. They hollered out names like Rolex, Gucci, Porsche, Ferrari, Prada, and Louis Vuitton.
Six steps to a happy retirement
Saving for retirement can seem daunting but it will be a lot easier if you break things down into different stages rather than trying to do everything at once. The following six-point plan could help you put your retirement plans on track and build a successful future, one step at a time. The alternative, actually, there isn't an alternative. Nobody is going to do this for you.
How A Stock Market Crash Could Accelerate Your Early Retirement
Nathalie Legrée is a great saver. Motivated by the FIRE movement, she wants to gain Financial Independence and Retire Early. The 33-year old teacher joins a growing number of millennials that have decided to live frugally and sock away large percentages of their incomes every year.
Look out, there are sharks about! Rogue traders, internet fraudsters, ‘put-your-hands-up-and-gimme-de-money’ heisters... They’re out there somewhere and they’d all like to get their hands on your hard-earned cash.
Banking Offshore (Part 2)
Offshore banks - fees and charges
Expats will find that by and large there are no standing charges for using an offshore bank account. (Local bank accounts tend to have a tariff for everything after the welcome handshake!) You will, however, incur costs for what’s termed ‘additional services’, for example bank drafts, stopped cheques or foreign currency payments.