Rich, Smart… But Dumb

Having money in the bank and not being burdened with debts  alleviates stress.

It can also improve happiness.  But a surprising number of people are clueless to wealth’s limitations. 

In fast growing economies, it’s hard for many people to imagine that money can’t solve every problem. 

After all, if you’ve gone from squat toilet outhouses to farting through silk, money certainly can be seen as  miraculous.

Please read the rest of the AssetBuilder article here.


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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 (2nd Ed. Wiley 2017) and The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing: From Millionaire Teacher to Millionaire Expat (Wiley 2015). 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. However, please read the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and the Comments Policy.

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2 Responses

  1. Be'en says:

    Great post! Thanks..

  2. Thanks Be'en,

    It was quite different from my usual schtick, but I enjoyed writing it.

    Cheers!

    Andrew


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