Wednesday , 13 November 2019


Personal Finance

How Much Do You Pay in Taxes Compared to Residents of Other Countries? Take a Look (+2K 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 (+2K 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 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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Who Are the ‘Greater Fools” Now? (+2K Views)

Many households, financial and non-financial firms and government, may well spend the next decade in debtor’s prison having to tighten their belts to pay for the losses inflicted by a decade of reckless leverage, over-consumption and risk taking. What fools we have been for living beyond our means all these years and taking no fiscal responsibility for our future well-being in the false hope that there always would be a ‘greater fool’ out there than us. Words: 1230

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Compound Interest: “the eighth wonder of the world” – Here’s Why

Today's infographic...focuses on explaining the power of compound interest - an idea that is absolutely essential to understand. Indeed, the power of compound interest is so compelling that it’s been often called the “eighth wonder of the world”. Find out why this concept is so fundamental to personal finance in the following infographic:

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