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Expat Investing

Yes, There Are Savings Accounts That Pay High Interest Rates

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I've met plenty of expats who saved large sums in foreign savings accounts earning 3% - 10% per year. Yes, they exist. But please read this if you're considering one.…

Andrew Hallam

Vanguard's Target Retirement Fund Tax Disaster: Who Did It Hurt The Most?

#Investing #Expat Investing

Expat Americans investing in Vanguard's Target Retirement funds will likely receive an unexpected tax bill this year. I blame Vanguard for this.…

Andrew Hallam

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Expat?

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The third edition of Millionaire Expat is now available at all major retailers. This article provides a brief summary of the book's content, as well as the backstory.…

Andrew Hallam

Investments Purchased from European Banks are often Wolves in Sheep's Clothing

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Before 2019, I didn't know that European banks routinely (yet sadly, legally) rob people who walk in and ask, "Could you please invest my money?" This story explains when and how I came to this conclusion.…

Andrew Hallam

Are These The Best Funds For British Expats?

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British investors in all-in-one ETFs have higher odds of better performance compared to those who invest in individual indexes and ETFs.…

Andrew Hallam

Will Changes To Horizon's Swap-Based ETFs Affect Canadian Expats?

#Investing #Expat Investing

In my book, Millionaire Expat, I mentioned Horizon’s swap-based ETFs for Canadian expats. I said they might be the most tax-free products available, anywhere…

Andrew Hallam

How Expats Should Invest For Their Children’s Education

#Children #Expat Investing

Krista Plank is a single Canadian woman who’s living in China. She’s raising her six-year old son, Malaya. When she graduated from university, Krista…

Andrew Hallam

Is The Global Permanent Portfolio The World's Most Stable Investment?

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Some investors can’t stomach annual losses. If they “lose” money it makes them nervous. If that’s you, consider a portfolio…

Andrew Hallam

Andrew Hallam Speaks At Sarwa, In Dubai

#Talks and Interviews #Advisors #Expat Investing

In 2017, when I wrote the second edition of Millionaire Teacher, I wrote about the growing importance of roboadvisors.  I did the same in my book,…

Andrew Hallam

Index Investors, Which Currency Should You Pick?

#Index Funds #Expat Investing #Investing

Imagine this for a moment. You’re a young, single person walking along a path and you stumble upon an ancient lamp with instructions on the…

Andrew Hallam