Category: Americans

Singapore American Teacher Investment – Even Better Than It Looks

Singapore American Teacher Investment – Even Better Than It Looks

In September 2006, I created a hypothetical $200,000 portfolio for some expatriate American teachers at Singapore American School. To build this portfolio at Vanguard, investors would have had: No sales...

How Expatriate Americans Can Utilize Raymond James Financial – Fairly

How Expatriate Americans Can Utilize Raymond James Financial – Fairly

One of the reasons I wrote my book, Millionaire Teacher, was to protect expatriate Americans from firms like Raymond James Financial.  The book became an international bestseller, spreading the message that...

Why International Teaching Isn’t A Lucrative Gig

Why International Teaching Isn’t A Lucrative Gig

If you’re an international teacher at one of the world’s high paying private schools, you might initially think I’m a driveling fool for making a ludicrous claim. But here it...

Tie Care, Raymond James and Zurich International’s Biggest Fear

Tie Care, Raymond James and Zurich International’s Biggest Fear

I’m pretty sure you can live on Coca Cola.  Yes, it’s bad for you.  But I think you could stop drinking just about everything else and sustain your hydration on...

American Funds Losing Ground To Education

American Funds Losing Ground To Education

A few years ago, a representative from a large international school in Asia asked me about a couple of specific investment fund sales providers.  Her teachers didn’t have pensions, and...

Singapore American School Teachers Making Some Nice Profits

Singapore American School Teachers Making Some Nice Profits

On September 11, 2006 I spoke to a group of teachers at Singapore American School about investing.  I created a hypothetical account with $200,000, and I promised to track that...

Investing For Expatriate Americans in Singapore

Investing For Expatriate Americans in Singapore

When I was a kid, I had a red Ferrari.  It was about a foot long, remote controlled, and came with a cool set of pylons for me to practice...