Blowing The Retirement Box To Bits


Himalayan-sized goals freeze most of us in our tracks.

We might stare at a cloud-shrouded peak.

But doing a 180 and heading for the beach is a lot more appealing.

Saving for retirement is a lot like that. It’s easier to bury our heads in the sand.

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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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3 Responses


  2. Janice Tan says:

    Yes, it’s daunting. I am in cold sweat already.

  3. Mark E says:

    Good morning Andrew,
    Thank you for what you are doing with your site! It’s really an inspiration for some of us who are/were way behind. GREAT job! You have done something amazing.

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