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Blog: Planning (mindset, current situation, future needs)

Make Your Life More Wonderful

I want to show you that you can have it both ways. You can have great riches amassed through the capitalist system (the stock market). And you can have a huge impact on your family, community and the world, by using your riches to become financially independent.

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Blog: Saving (income, expenses, debt, cash)

💔 Love & Money

Can you really have love and money? Will your other half chew through all your cash? Money is the number one cause of breakups, but really it is poor communication about money. This post is about finding a balance in you relationships with the significant other and your money.

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Blog: Investing (funds, ETFs, brokers, currencies & transfers)

Update on brokerage protection limits

Interactive Brokers is by far the cheapest brokerage for people living in developing countries. I use them myself (and I don’t have any further affiliation with them). They are large, well-capitalised and secure. The extra capital protects them against shocks, unlike Robinhood which had to scramble to raise money in January. But what would happen to your money if IB failed?

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Should GameStop & Bitcoin change our investing?

99.99% of the financial news should not change how you invest. Read it out of interest for what’s going on in the world, but don’t let it change your investment approach. Just don’t. It’s a slippery slope that leads to shiny object syndrome, FOMO and market timing, all of which will part you from your money. Let’s have a look at a couple of newsworthy events and see if they merit a reaction.

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Blog: Troubleshooting & terrible savings plans

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5 reasons why you should never invest in a long-term offshore savings plan

Financial advisors are often trying to get expats to invest in long-term savings plans. They sound good in theory but 99% of the time they are completely inappropriate. You will probably either make unimpressive gains or lose money. So just say no and tell your friends to say no too. Here’s why. Almost no financial advisor on commission is going to tell you this, which is why I have to.

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Join our weekend workshop LIVE IN DUBAI on Friday 15 & Saturday 16 October.

We VERY rarely do this – last time was March 2020. Make the most of this opportunity! SOLD OUT – WAIT LIST ONLY – message us via Contact page.

You’ll also get lifetime access to the online Expat Investing Academy material and 3 months of live weekly group Q&A sessions.
Learn everything you need to know to help you plan, save and invest with confidence as a resident of UAE over a fun & interactive weekend.

“Thank you again for your workshop, it was truly eye-opening workshop and I’m forever grateful for the knowledge gained over the 2 days!It has been completely transformational to my financial life :)” – Sandra, live workshop 2020

“Every attendee that I’ve spoken to has loved Steve’s course.” – Andrew Hallam, author of Millionaire Expat
“This course literally saved my marriage.” – Nisha, expat “One of the highlights of my 2020.” – John, UAE expat
“The best course on investing for expats. I sincerely recommend it to everyone.” – Elena, UAE expat
“Incredibly helpful, this is exactly what I needed.” – Julia, UAE expat

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