The Millionaire Teacher – My Journey to Wealth

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My brother lived in the back of his pickup for five years….in Canada…with no heater. 

Scaling the multiple routes on The Chief – an imposing rock that draws rock climbers from around the globe – was like a religion for my brother. 

Weekend warriors drove to the base of The Chief from Vancouver, where they’d break in their new climbing gear, while often mesmerized by my brother’s seemingly effortless scaling. 

Sometimes, he worked as a climbing guide and coach. Could aspiring young climbers learn from the guy?  Absolutely. 

But did they want to live like him?

Probably not…


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Andrew Hallam

I’m a financial columnist for Canada’s national paper, The Globe and Mail, as well as for AssetBuilder, a financial service firm based in Texas. I’m also the author of Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School and Millionaire Expat: How To Build Wealth Living Overseas. My mission is to educate, motivate and inspire people on basic retirement planning and best practices for investing, using evidence-based strategies. I'm happy to comment on your questions.

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