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Paul Chmelik on The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing



“Andrew Hallam has hit another home run with his second book, The Global Expatriate’s Guide to Investing. His research is impressive and is made all the more believable by stories of the good and bad choices of real people. Peppered with common sense and plenty of humor, the Guide is a must read for expatriates looking to do the right thing regarding their retirement funds. Andrew Hallam shows us the money.”


Paul Chmelik, Director – The American Embassy School, New Delhi, India


William Bernstein on The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing



“Andrew Hallam has filled a void for all those navigating the treacherous waters of expatriate saving and investing. This should be the first book read by the Aussie exec in Hong Kong, the British teacher in Saudi Arabia, or the French engineer in Malaysia. Witty, readable, and profitable; don’t leave home without it!”


William Bernstein, author The Four Pillars of Investing and A Splendid Exchange


Duncan Hood on The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing



“This book is a must-read for expatriates or anyone thinking of becoming one. Whether you’re an investor from Canada, the U.S., South America, Asia, Europe, Great Britain, Australia or New Zealand, you’ll find the advice well-researched, useful, and easy to understand. Thanks to Andrew’s wry sense of humor, it’s surprisingly easy to digest too.”


Duncan Hood, Editor-in-Chief, MoneySense magazine


Dan Bortolotti on The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing



“Millionaire Teacher resonated with so many investors because Andrew Hallam lives what he teaches. This new book has that same credibility, and it fills a huge gap in the marketplace. Expats don’t just need to overcome the usual investment hurdles: they also face an extra logistical and tax burden when building their portfolios. Hallam is the ideal guide, because he’s been there, and he’s already cleared the trail.”


Dan Bortolotti, Investment advisor with PWL Capital (Toronto), author Canadian Couch Potato blog


Robert Wasilewski on The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing



“This book is a must read by expats and their human resources departments if they hope to get on the path for a successful retirement. It covers all the bases including the egregious costs of the offshore pension schemes, country specific information on how to set up a low cost index investment approach and pitfalls expats need to avoid.”


Robert Wasilewski, RW Investment Strategies, author DIY Investor Blog


Rob Arnott on The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing



“While Andrew Hallam’s book is aimed at Expats, it’s for anyone. It’s a wonderful and breezy how-to book which will help Expats and homebodies alike to avoid the myriad financial landmines that can derail our plans. It is, of course, must-read material for anyone thinking of moving or retiring in a foreign land. One thing I love about the book is the way that Andrew gleefully eviscerates sacred cows, whether they are widely accepted dogma or powerful interest blocs. It’s fun to read truth that’s not wrapped in caution.”


Rob Arnott, Chairman and CEO, Research Affiliates; co-author, The Fundamental Index


Larry Swedroe on The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing



“Employers of expatriates, whether they’re businesses or international schools, should give their employees a copy of this book. Hallam’s investment strategies are aligned with academic evidence, and not the sales driven rhetoric to which so many naïve investors fall victim.”


Larry Swedroe, Author of Think, Act and Invest Like Warren Buffett, principal and Director of Research for Buckingham Asset Management Alliance


Nancy Tengler on The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing



“In the opening lines of his book The Global Expatriate’s Guide to Investing, Andrew Hallam reveals that at the tender age of nineteen, “I planned how much money I wanted to save, and why.” If you gain nothing else from this book–and you will glean a great deal more–Hallam’s reminder that saving is a critical part of the long-term wealth creation equation is priceless. And, the best part? Andrew will keep you laughing while you are learning–the mark of a great teacher who knows the material cold. This book is a must-read part of your investing library! “

Nancy Tengler, Author The Women’s Guide to Successful Investing, investing columnist for The Arizona Republic, former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Fremont Investment Advisors.

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