Sunday , 19 May 2019


Finance

Just How Accurate Are Financial Forecasts? (2.0K Views)

Even the foremost experts in most fields are no better than a flip of the coin at predicting what’s going to happen in their particular area of expertise. In fact, in one study those with 80% confidence in their forecasts were only right 45% of the time, so even worse than a coin flip.

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The Many Benefits of Having a Bank Account in Hong Kong (+3K Views)

Hong Kong is an excellent place to bank. One of the best in the world, in my opinion. Why? Because the banks are strong, stable, innovative, and well-capitalized [and account holders] are free to choose what currency to accept (and save), whether HK dollars, US dollars, Chinese Yuan, gold, or anything else.

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The IMF & BIS Have Issued 16 Warnings Of An Impending Financial & Social Crash – Are you listening? (4.1K Views)

For several years, and in particular the last 12 months, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and the BIS (Bank for International Settlements) have been issuing warning after warning - as outlined below - that the biggest financial and social crash in history is coming. Are you listening? The warnings are all well thought out with cogent logic and are not to be ignored!

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How Much Do You Pay in Taxes Compared to Residents of Other Countries? Take a Look (2.3K Views)

It seems that Americans (and particularly those who vote Republican) are always complaining about how much they pay in personal income taxes. Frankly, however, they have absolutely nothing to complain about when compared to what the citizens of Canada, Australia, the U.K., New Zealand, Germany, Belgium and almost all other countries pay. Here's a list of 20 countries of note showing what their effective tax rates are at the equivalent of USD100,000 and USD300,000 for comparative purposes. Words: 510

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Mexico Is One of the 10 Best Countries to Retire In – Here Are the Other 9 and the Reasons Why (2.2K Reads)

Rising costs in the U.S. are driving more people to consider retirement in less expensive locales and the list of potential resting spots is long and varied. International Living compiles annual lists on the best places to retire based on things like cost of living, ease of entry, healthcare, insurance and access to amenities. [Below are their top 10.] Words: 950

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Make a Rich Retirement Your Reality – Here’s How (2.1K Reads)

Rich means you live comfortably according to your personal standards. If you’ve lived a middle-class lifestyle, a rich retirement means you can maintain that same lifestyle without worry and without having to work if you don’t want to. Below is some straight talk on how to make a rich retirement your reality.

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