Several years ago, a 12 year-old boy walked into my high school English classroom. His father was one of my colleagues. My students had just left for the day. Young Finn dragged his feet as he approached my desk, carrying a clipboard with some paper.
Quit Like a Millionaire Authors Take The Road Less Traveled _
A few years ago, a company’s director asked me to speak to his employees about saving and investing. Before I began the presentation, he privately explained why he invited me. “I don’t want my employees to make the same mistake I made,” he said. He earned several million dollars a year.
“Stuff wax in your ears when we sail past this island,” said Odysseus to his ship’s crew. “Mythic creatures, called Sirens, sing seductive songs. No man can resist them. The songs make sailors steer their ships into the island’s rocks.
Why Your Fast & Furious Stocks Might Be Putting You At Risk _
Imagine two racing cars. One is called Growth. The other is called Value. They have been racing each other around the same giant track for more than 100 years. Sometimes, Growth records faster lap times. Other days, Value circles the track far faster than Growth.
Muslims Can Use Stocks and Gold To Build Shariah-compliant Portfolios
In this article, Andrew Hallam describes how Muslims can build a winning portfolio that aligns with Shariah law. This story, however, isn’t just for Muslims. It reveals the universal benefits of low-cost investing and diversification.
No pension savings at 40? This is what you should be doing now
Sometimes I think the single hardest thing about investing – and pretty much everything else – is getting started in the first place. Investing can seem daunting, at first, but putting it off could be the most expensive mistake you ever make. Procrastination is the thief of wealth, so please, don’t wait any longer.
The Simple Things I Did To Build Wealth And Happiness
I wrote an international bestselling book in 2011. I wanted to call it, The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned In School. But the publisher thought that sounded lamer than a Daddy Long Legs spider after a bout with a three year old. Instead, they wanted the cringe-worthy title, Millionaire Teacher.
How Retirees Can Withdraw More Than 4 Percent Per Year
Elizabeth Shaw and Charlie Holloway were digging around in a Scottish cave. They discovered a special map that, they hoped, held the key to the origin of life on Earth. It was one of the earliest scenes in the science fiction thriller, Prometheus. And their discovery was a bit like the 4 percent rule.
How Expats Should Invest For Their Children’s Education
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 had $50,000 in student loan debt. “I want to avoid that for my son,” she says. That’s why Krista is investing money for Malaya’s education.
The Global Permanent Portfolio: Is It The World’s Most Stable Investment?
Neanderthals were probably pretty tough. In a no-hold’s-barred cage match, my ancient ancestors could have pummeled me to a pulp. Unless you’re a mixed martial artist, you might be equally outmatched. But we have something the ancient ones didn’t: a much bigger brain.
The Biggest Challenge That Investors Face In These Uncertain Times
Recent forecasts make the future look bleak. An organization in the Middle East has vowed to limit the sale of oil to the west. Oil prices could quadruple. They’re expecting daylong line-ups at petrol stations when you go to fuel your car.