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Andrew Hallam

Andrew Hallam, international best-selling author of Millionaire Teacher, Millionaire Expat and Balance, is also a financial journalist for Assetbuilder, Swissquote and the Globe and Mail.

221 posts

Why The FIRE Movement Began And Is Gaining Steam

#Lifestyle #Mindset

A lower percentage of income is required to sustain ourselves today than at any other time in history. This article explains why and how that happened. It also explore two roads that are offered, diverging in a narrow wood.…

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Why Donald Trump's Court Cases And Wealth Should Influence Your Investments

#Investing

Over the years, Donald Trump has invested in countless business ventures, TV appearances and a book. But you could have done better…without working a single day.…

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Are You Worried About Wars, Market Drops And A Messed Up World?

#Investing

Just like market trends, humanity's journey has its ups and downs. But, despite the challenges we face, there's a positive, long-term trajectory. This week’s story draws parallels between human progress and the stock market. Click to learn more.…

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Why This European Retirement Destination Is a Longstanding Favorite

#Retirement #Lifestyle

Worried that you might not have enough money for a great retirement? Savor the sweet taste of retirement (and a low cost of living) in this picturesque location.…

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Why You Shouldn't Tell Your Children To Invest

#Investing #Children

As adults, we often tell our kids to invest early. But what if we try this instead? Tell your child it pays to be "lazy." This approach, as Andrew recalls from his teaching days, is more engaging and effective than just saying "invest."…

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"Our Retirement Withdrawal Plan Beats The 4% Rule," Say These Clever Retirees

#Retirement

This couple dared to defy the 4% rule and opt for a more flexible approach to retirement. It's backed by data and allows them to spend more in retirement. This might suit people keen to use flexibility and geographical arbitrage.…

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A Word Of Warning For Anyone With An Above-Average Salary

#Lifestyle

If nobody could see our high-status things, would we still buy them? Without realizing it, projecting wealth often builds walls, not bridges. This story provides a wider context that might be helpful for us all.…

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The Only Formula You'll Ever Need For Creating Secure, Easy-To-Remember Passwords For Everything

#Lifestyle

Safeguard your digital presence. With this simple strategy, you can create almost impossible to crack passwords and remember them with ease. In this story, I explain how I do it...and how you could too.…

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Why This Is Europe's Favorite Retirement Destination

Low costs, amazing weather, fabulous food and wine. Any of you considering retiring in Portugal? Get your visa applications in soon. Things are tightening up.…

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Could You Pass The Game Show Test If You Wanted To Buy Gold?

#Investing #Financial Literacy

Take this 4 question quiz about gold. Ten years into my investment journey, I wouldn't have passed. How many would you get right?…

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