Category Archive: Andrew’s Articles

Aug 26 2014

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American Expatriate Investors: Recommended Products And Firms

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  If you’re an American expatriate, it’s essential that you avoid investing in actively managed mutual funds. In this article, I explain why buying index funds is better. I’ve also listed investment firms that can build you portfolios of indexed products.

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Aug 20 2014

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How to deal with an uncertain market: Diversify, relax, rebalance, repeat

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The U.S. stock market has risen 47 per cent in less than two years. The international market is up more than 33 per cent and the Canadian index has risen about 25 per cent. If you’re adding money to the markets, you should be disappointed. I am.

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Aug 20 2014

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The Long Way Home: Solo Woman Cyclist Bikes 20,000 Miles

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A few months ago, my wife and I were riding the 300-yard commute to the grocery store on our mountain bikes to pick up a carton of eggs. A woman on a fully loaded touring bicycle was a few yards ahead of us, so I stomped on the pedals to catch up. I’ll admit we’re …

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Aug 12 2014

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Is Value Averaging Your Answer To Stock Market Timing?

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There are those that think they can time the stock market:  selling everything after the market rises plenty, then buying back when it’s cheap.   This method is foolish.   But if you subscribe to this pipe-dream, let me offer you a lifeline: a strategy you might like.

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Aug 09 2014

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Unusual index fund company avoids typical tactics

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Six years ago, Montreal-based financial adviser Sonny Wadera packed his bags for Texas. He wasn’t giving up on the investment business for a stake in a Lone Star oil operation. He was simply going back to school for a couple of days.

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Jul 30 2014

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Is This The Cheapest Investment Portfolio Americans Can Buy?

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  At Assetbuilder.com, I explain what the portfolio is and how you could build it yourself. Image courtesy of pixabay.com

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Jul 23 2014

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More Money, Better Health And A Sharper Look In Just Two Minutes A Day

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There’s no shortage of T.V. commercials promising money-back guarantees for simple devices to miraculously shrink your gut. “On just ten minutes a day, you too can have the body you want!” Demonstrating the product will be a 25-year old couple.  They could do their laundry on their abs. Instead of grunting and sweating, they’re as …

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Jul 19 2014

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Retired Couple Lives Footloose And Fancy Free With Index Funds

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I spoke with an inspiring couple that retired nearly a quarter of a century ago….when they were just 38 years old. If you struck up a midweek conversation with Billy and Akaisha Kaderli, you might peg them as early retirees. And you would be right. The energetic 61-year-olds share the glow of a couple freed …

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