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A Aug 31, 2015

Should You Worry When Stock Markets Hit All-Time Highs?

It’s the most common question I’ve received for many months.  “I’m new to investing.  With the market near its peak, should I wait for the market to get a bit cheaper?”  Such investors know their history—at least some of it.  Markets rise and markets fall. Now that we’ve seen a very visible fall, the same folks are wondering if they should wait some more.  read more…

S Aug 28, 2015

Lacy Hunt: Why Interest Rates Won’t Rise

Economist Lacy Hunt thinks long-term Treasury bonds are a buy.That’s definitely not the conventional wisdom. He’s nearly alone in his view, but it has been correct year after year. The conventional wisdom has been wrong.Maybe its time more people listened to what he says. read more…

S Aug 26, 2015

Cash Is Only Good When Stores Are Stocked

Q.  For the past several months my wife has encouraged us to increase the amount of cash we keep at home and on our persons. She worries that if our banks and financial institutions may encounter serious financial difficulties. If that happens, we could not count on getting immediate access to funds in our bank savings, money market savings and checking accounts.   read more…

AB Aug 25, 2015

Break a Rib, Save a Life

Nearly one third of patients who receive effective CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) ends up with a broken rib. The idea of breaking a rib can make people hesitant to learn CPR. And the thought of mouth-to-mouth makes reasonable people nervous about possible infection. The good news is you don’t have to perform mouth-to-mouth anymore. And you can’t make someone whose heart has stopped worse by performing CPR. That’s about as bad as it gets. read more…

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The Global Expatriate's Guide to Investing

From Millionaire Teacher to Millionaire Expat

Andrew Hallam

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