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With U.S. Stocks On A Tear, Our Index Investor Finally Makes A Trade 15

With U.S. Stocks On A Tear, Our Index Investor Finally Makes A Trade

This might sound crazy, but I don’t want to see my indexes rise in value. My Vanguard U.S. stock market index has gained an irritating 22 per cent in Canadian dollars; Vanguard’s FTSE Developed Market ETF has also misbehaved, gaining 15 per cent.  To...

A Different Profile This Time:  Looking For Expats to Estimate Their Future Retirement Costs 1

A Different Profile This Time: Looking For Expats to Estimate Their Future Retirement Costs

I’m looking for a non-American, non-Singapore based expat (individual or couple) to interview for a book I’m writing on Financial Freedom for Expats.  The book begins by asking readers to consider how much money they feel they would need annually...

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When Money Meets Misery

Is the world’s richest country really the most miserable?   My latest AssetBuilder article may have compelling proof     

Index Funds…With Less of a Temper? 0

Index Funds…With Less of a Temper?

Is there a new type of index fund that’s actually less temperamental? I tackle this question for The Globe and Mail.  

Winners of the Millionaire Teacher Ten Book Give-Away 2

Winners of the Millionaire Teacher Ten Book Give-Away

 Here are the contest winners! Steve White AlissaTim Gascoigne Neil LindholmRochelle LacsonJ.M.EugenieTomRachel GawithGeorge Theodoridis Thank you to everyone who entered, and congratulations to those who won.

everyone wants millionaire teacher book

Millionaire Teacher Ten Book Give-Away

I want to inspire ten young people to build wealth.  For me, there’s no better way of doing that than giving away ten signed copies of my book, Millionaire Teacher. It’s no panacea, but I think you’ll enjoy its quirkiness...

Malaysia:  World’s Best Retirement Destination? 18

Malaysia: World’s Best Retirement Destination?

 A friend of mine lived in Tokyo for many years. He demonstrated Japanese culture for his many visitors by dropping his wallet on a pedestrian clogged street.  Then he walked briskly away from it, much to the amazement of his...

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Juara’s Top Accomodation: 1511 Coconut Grove, Pulau Tioman

Trekking with light backpacks along Pulau Tioman’s jungle path, my wife and I brainstormed who—among our friends–would enjoy a holiday on Asia’s best beach.  The list was short.  Most of our friends enjoy comfort—with a dash of luxury.  But nothing...

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