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How to Invest and Spend for Happiness, Health, and Wealth

Order this book to read about real success: how to spend for happiness, how to invest effectively, how to boost life satisfaction and enhance longevity. This might be the world's wisest personal finance book.

Why 100% Stocks Might Earn You Less, Long Term

#Investing #Financial Literacy

Many investors build portfolios with 100% stocks because stocks beat bonds, long term. But how the allocation performs and how the investor performs are often two different things.…

Andrew Hallam

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When FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) Devotees Really Miss The Mark

#Lifestyle #Retirement

I'm a huge fan of early financial independence. But plenty of those who pursue it lose the big picture.…

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Balance, the making of an audiobook

#Investing #Lifestyle

Every year, I stare at the scratch marks for more than an hour. They’re on the “ceiling” of the MRI at Aim Medical Imaging, in…

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Why Berkshire Hathaway Shares Are Soaring This Year

#Investing

The stock market is, so far, stumbling in 2022. Some of the best performers have taken heavy hits. In sharp contrast, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway shares are defying gravity. Why? The answer is simpler than you might think.…

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How To Boost Your Odds Of Growing Rich With Stocks

#Investing

How do you give yourself the highest odds of growing rich in the stock market? I explain in this Swissquote story…

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Zen and the Art of Investing For Your Future

#Mindset #Lifestyle #Investing

When I refer to "ego" it's a holistic sense of self that many Buddhists suggest we find a way to release. In this article, I argue that we can't fully free ourselves of ego, but if we want to invest well, we need to control it.…

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The Investment Paradox

#Mindset #Investing #Financial Literacy

An investment strategy that ends up making money could be an unsuitable plan for you. And a strategy that doesn't appear to be making money could be a solid plan. I discuss that paradox in this article.…

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Marathon Financial Wellness Day at the American School of Belo Horizonte, Brazil

#Financial Literacy #Talks and Interviews

I gave my first in-person financial wellness and investment sessions since the pandemic yesterday at the Escola Americana de Belo Horizonte,in Brazil. It was amazing to see the commitment that upper school principal Kerry Timmerman and the school Director, Catarina Song Chen, put into this day…

Andrew Hallam

BALANCE, the audiobook. April 19th release.

#Investing #Lifestyle

Balance: How To Invest and Spend for Happiness, Health and Wealth will be available as an audiobook on April 19, 2022. Pre-orders available now.…

Andrew Hallam

What Russia's Aggression Means For You And Your Portfolio

#Investing #Mindset

When Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, ordered his military into Ukraine, he took a fire hose to a party that he wasn’t invited to. In this article, I explain what Russia's aggression means for you and your portfolio.…

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