Sunday , 15 September 2019


Finance

The 5 Best Retirement Cities in Asia (+4K Views)

For an East Asian retirement destination that won’t leave you in complete culture shock 5 cities in particular satisfy the ‘expat criteria’ – widely spoken English, convenient transportation, modern shopping conveniences, friendly people, and great food. Below is a description of what these convenient and charming cities have to offer. Words: 999; Photos: 5

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4 Steps to Wealth: Liquidate, Consolidate, Create & Speculate (+2K Read Views)

You may find that, although you’re far ahead of your neighbors financially (you own precious metals, you’ve diversified internationally and you don’t believe much of what you hear from official sources), you’re still not as prepared as you’d like. I think a good plan would be to approach the problem in four steps: Liquidate, Consolidate, Create and Speculate.

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10 U.S.Cities With Great Weather for Retirees (+3K Views)

Everyone’s interpretation of ideal weather isn’t the same - some want to spend their golden years soaking up the sun, while others prefer a place where they can be near ski slopes. That said, if you’re looking for what most of us would consider pleasant weather—places with plenty of sunshine, low amounts of rain or snow, fewest days below 32 degrees or above 90 degrees and low humidity—these locales came to mind as 10 of the best places [in the U.S.] to retire if weather is your main concern. Words: 585

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The Top 10 Countries to Retire In – For Those on a Budget (Almost 3K Views)

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 hang the retired hat based on things like cost of living, ease of entry, healthcare, insurance and access to amenities, and the Top 10 for 2012 includes some old favorites as well as new picks. [Let's take a look.] Words: 950

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More Reasons You May Not Be A Millionaire – Yet (Almost 3K Views)

Many people assume they aren't rich because they don't earn enough money. If I only earned a little more, I could save and invest better, they say. The problem with that theory is they were probably making exactly the same argument before their last several raises. Becoming a millionaire has less to do with how much you make, it's how you treat money in your daily life. The list of reasons you may not be rich doesn't end at 10. [Here are 10 more.] Words: 842

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10 Signs You Have A Bad Financial Advisor (+3K Views)

There are two kinds of bad investment advisors: well-meaning advisors without the wherewithal to keep up with the science of the fast-evolving profession, and those whose main focus is not on managing their clients’ assets well, but on gathering assets under management in order to grow their own practices. How do you tell if you’re sitting across from either one of these types of bad advisors in an industry that lacks transparency? [Well, I have done just that with a list of 10 signs that you are working with a bad investment advisor.] Words: 1467

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Is It Time To Fire Your Financial Advisor? (+2K Views)

As more and more investor education and information is freely available online... investors now have an important choice to make. Should you go it alone, stick with your financial advisor, or fire him and find another, perhaps this time a fee-only planner? Words: 740

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