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Own a property back home? This is what you need to know

Owning a second home overseas is a pleasure and a privilege, but it may not feel that way if you are fretting over how to manage one of them when you’re thousands of miles away.

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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.

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Why The Rich Think They’re Happier than Research Says They Are

I took a year off work in 2003. I bought a 15 year-old Toyota van and drove it down to Mexico. It didn’t have a sink, a bed or a fridge. I cooked on a portable propane stove. When nature called, I used a shovel.

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Muslims Can Use Stocks and Gold To Build Shariah-compliant Portfolios

In this article, Andrew Hallam describes how Muslims can build a winning portfolio that aligns with Shariah law. This story, however, isn’t just for Muslims. It reveals the universal benefits of low-cost investing and diversification. It also answers a question that would fool most investors: “What’s more volatile, gold or stocks? The answer might surprise you.

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How Do We Really Feel About The Rich and the Poor?

Andrew Hallam explores our tendency to dehumanise the poor, and how this renders them invisible to us.

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Could The Pink Tax Cost Each Woman More Than A Million Dollars?

Most women have been nickel and dimed: victims of the so-called pink tax.  It’s when businesses charge women more money than men for the same products or services.  

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What Happened The Last Time Stocks Were Priced This High?

U.S. stocks are rising like a hot air balloon with seemingly endless fuel. They gained 270 percent over the nine-year period ending July 3, 2018.

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Don’t Punish Your Kids: Teach Them This Financial Lesson

Andrew Hallam illustrates why, when it comes to investing, procrastination hurts.

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