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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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The Unbiased Guide to Expat Investing

Discover how to invest in stock and bond funds (ETFs) as an expat – cheaply, quickly and sensibly. Maximise your saving power while you work abroad!

When Isaac Newton got FOMO and lost everything

How one of the smartest men of all time put most of his investments into one stock at the peak of a bubble and lost the equivalent of $20 million… Maybe he could calculate the movements of the planets but not the madness of the people.

Don’t invest alone

Countless studies have shown that two people make better financial decisions than one, by offsetting each other’s unhelpful biases. Too much risk vs not enough risk. Too much spending vs too much miserable cash hoarding. Too much trust in a financial advisor vs healthy cynicism and reading of the small print. If you have a partner, do it together.

Scams

It’s so important to think about who you are going to trust to handle your money. Many of us like to think the best of people and companies, that they have our best interests at heart. It is painful to discover both dishonesty and incompetence out there.

Moving Home

In an ideal world, you need to prepare for moving countries over a year in advance. If it comes at you unexpectedly, then do what you can. Here is a short guide to help you with this daunting task.

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