Category Archive: AssetBuilder

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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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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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 18 2014

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Teens Traveling On A Shoestring–Thanks To Social Media

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In 1988, as an 18 year old, I bought a one-way flight to Southern Portugal.  I had been living in England. My plan was to ride my bike back to the U.K.  I had a paltry $400, clearly an inadequate sum for the trip.  But I was dumb enough to think I was loaded. Fortunately, …

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May 20 2014

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Can You Really Live Better On Less?

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In three weeks, my wife and I will leave Singapore for an unconventional lifestyle. We’re going to travel around the globe, spending at least three months in each destination: renting homes, housesitting, learning bits of language and customs. We might do it for two years. We might do it for thirty. Many of our friends …

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Apr 15 2014

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High School Personal Finance Classes: Are They Really Useless?

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 Image courtesy of pixabay.com Studies show that high school personal finance classes have no effect on adult spending and investing patterns.   I published my thoughts on the topic with Assetbuilder:  Read the Full Article

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