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How expat investors can become millionaires

Book: Millionaire Expat: How to build wealth living overseas Author: Andrew HallamPublisher: Wiley, Second EditionPrice: $15.15  (Paperback) $11.64 (Kindle) WHO IT’S FOR: Expats or anyone interested in living abroad and building wealth. Author Andrew Hallam knows that expat investors ...

Your Dashboard to Navigating the Markets - ChartPack Update #20 (Q2, 2018)

There’s a legendary tale in automobile circles how in the 1990s the executives at General  Motors got their design engineers to focus on what was most important.  They wanted to erase all their preconceived notions and assumptions about building cars.  They blindfolded all the engineers and le ...

A Big Name Clothing & Accessories Company Provides Excellent Reward To Risk Opportunity

Market Recap for Friday, July 6, 2018 It was a solid close to the week on Friday, especially on the tech-laden NASDAQ where that index rose 101 points, or 1.34%.  Biotechnology stocks ($DJUSBT, +3.74%) surged on news of positive trial results for Biogen's (BIIB, +19.63%) Alzheimer's drug.  Most ...

Francesca's (FRAN) Finally Gets A Positive MACD

Francesca's Holdings (FRAN) is in the ultra competitive apparel retailer industry. This chart has been a real difficult stock since it IPO'd 5 years ago. I like the nice base that it built in 2018 and has now started to break towards 52 week highs. With the SCTR moving to the 75 level I am started ...

What should young Ellis do with a $500,000 inheritance?

Q: My parents recently passed away and I inherited close to $500,000. I am 24 years old working as an engineer-in-training in Toronto with an annual salary of $65,000. My student loans are paid off and I carry no credit card debt. I currently live off my own salary with ~40% of my after-tax income ...

What should young Ellis do with a $500,000 inheritance?

Q: My parents recently passed away and I inherited close to $500,000. I am 24 years old working as an engineer-in-training in Toronto with an annual salary of $65,000. My student loans are paid off and I carry no credit card debt. I currently live off my own salary with ~40% of my after-tax income ...

CONSUMER CYCLICALS SPDR TESTS JANUARY HIGH -- HEALTHCARE SPDR NEARS AN UPSIDE BREAKOUT

COMSUMER CYCLICALS NEAR NEW RECORD ... My message from Thursday, May 24 wrote about consumer cyclical stocks continuing to show relative strength. That earlier message attributed that mostly to strong leadership from apparel retailers. That's been the story again this week with retailers continuing ...

Canadian conglomerates: what to buy, what to avoid

Conglomerates appeal to some long termed investors because of their diversity. Some conglomerates are so widespread in their corporate interests that they act much like a diversified mutual fund or ETF. Only without the fees, and often WITH a management team holding significant skin in the game. Th ...

Stop blaming other people for your mountain of debt

One woman’s 12-step path of recovery from debt addiction. Step Four involves making a fearless moral inventory of yourself What does morality have to do with being unable to pass up a sale at Bed Bath and Beyond? By the time I really surrendered to this program, I had been compulsively shopping ...

How this couple spent $5,000 in one week

Caitlin and Ryan* are a government worker and teacher, respectively, living in suburban Ottawa with two young children. They’ve got many large fixed expenses — a mortgage, car payments, RESP payments for the kids — but little wiggle room for incidentals left over from two good salaries. “We ...