In life, nothing’s certain…
Not your job, your health, your lifestyle, nor the money in your bank.
But like death and taxes, one thing is for sure…
You need a plan.
One that you believe will work for you and your goals.
So you can successfully reach your ideal future.
Ever heard of an investing black hole?
Essentially, your money is sucked in…
And never seen again.
Don’t believe me?
Read this client’s story.
Just imagine winning the lottery.
You could do pretty much anything.
Give up work.
Take luxury holidays.
Huge houses....Beautiful cars.
No worries for the rest of your days.
There are millions of victims of traditional financial services.
Some have lost huge portions of their life savings.
Others have lost all of it.
There’s a trust deficit in financial services because of this.
Because some ‘advisers’ are in it for themselves.
This blog isn’t about them.
It’s about you.
More importantly, it’s about helping you get back on your feet…
If you have suffered at the hands of a financial salesperson.
Go to bed smarter than when you woke up.
That’s the Buffett formula.
The world’s greatest investor once gave students the following advice:
“Read 500 pages a day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.”
Nice thought, isn’t it?
Here’s my list of finance books to help put this into action.
The complexity of expat finances is one of the biggest challenges for expats moving abroad.
According to HSBC’s Expat Explorer Survey 75% of respondents (21,950 respondents worldwide)…
Say their finances have become more complicated since they left their home country.
Many expats ignore aspects of their finances before, during and after moving abroad.
This makes them even more complex to organise.
Want to know more?
This morning I flicked through Sky News on my iPhone…
While waiting in line at Starbucks.
In 10 minutes, I interacted with 3 companies on the stock market.
There’ll be hundreds more throughout the day…
Why am I telling you this?
The Internet has made all of our lives easier.
In some ways, it’s made it harder.
With the vast expanse of information readily available…
It can feel impossible to decipher what’s right and wrong.
But investing is simple.
You just need to know these unchanging truths.