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Five Countries To Thailand

We traveled along a 2-lane road.  But there were four cars abreast as far as we could see.  This was Cairo.  In Egypt, every car is a bumper car.  All the dents and scrapes just prove it. Our taxi driver began to chuckle.  A heated argument erupted on the road....


Why Smart Investors Think Beyond Their Border

  Sarah Jane’s alarm goes off at 7am. She checks messages on her Samsung Galaxy phone. After getting dressed, she packs her lunch, including some raw organic veggie bars that she bought at Trader Joe’s. After work, she’ll be going to her yoga class. She packs her Adidas running shoes....


Teachers’ Wealth: Are They Licensed To Operate In The UAE?

Recently, I joined a roundtable discussion at The National.  We discussed the changes that the financial services industry needs to make.  The insurers who provide the most commonly sold products (Zurich International, Generali Worldwide, Friends Provident International, RL360 and Hansard International) were invited to attend. But they declined.  Two layers...


Middle East Speaking Tour: 7 Countries From Thailand

  Thailand is one of my favorite countries.  Pele and I love the food, the people, the winding mountain roads, the beaches and the amazingly cheap massages.  But we’re still 7 countries away from arriving in Thailand. Before we fly to the land of smiles, I’ll be speaking in Bahrain,...

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Hi! Welcome to my blog. My wife and I have recently visited the Middle East, Africa and SE Asia talking to different schools and businesses about investing. Would you like me to speak to your school or business?

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