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Avoid whole life insurance – what to do instead

Whole life insurance plans have always been controversial globally. They exist mainly to make the insurance company and their sales ‘advisor’ lots of commission. You must avoid them, escape from them and warn other people, as there is a slick marketing machine designed to part you from your money.

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Interactive Brokers removes inactivity fees

Interactive Brokers used to charge $10 per month. As of July those fees are gone, leading to less confusion and fewer reasons to avoid jumping in and getting started. Let’s have a look at the implications.

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New Vanguard stock fund worth a look for expats

On 25 March, Vanguard launched a new set of all-world exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that are highly relevant for any expats or people living in developing countries. One of them could become the only stock fund you need in your portfolio.

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Card fraud – protect yourself now

As if we don’t have enough to worry about these days, card fraud cases have been growing rapidly in the past year. Whenever I see it mentioned on a facebook group, there are 20-30 other people joining in with their own stories of fear and frustration.

Don’t let this happen to you. Here are some simple steps you can take to protect yourself.

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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Speeding through the different stages of Financial Independence

Through the darker, more difficult parts of the journey, the benefits of FI can help you pull through. Think of how much more time you will have to spend with family and friends. Think about what impact you can have on the world. That’s what Sebastien really cares about – it’s all very well amassing spare time and money, now what are you going to do with it?

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Top FAQs about expat saving and investing

There are some questions about expat saving and investing that get asked again and again. Which is understandable – these are the things expats worry about AND can’t find the answers to easily.

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