Andrew Hallam, the expat who famously built his million-dollar fortune from a school teacher’s salary, is on his way back to the Middle East.
Now a best-selling financial author and gifted public speaker, Andrew is coming to Dubai first…and then Abu Dhabi.
[Estimated reading time: 6 minutes - read while you debate whether to start your post new year fitness plan]
It’s easy to snicker at people who make New Year’s resolutions.
John Norcross, a professor at the University of Scranton, found that only about half of those who announce such self-improvement programs manage to stick to them for even three months.
But the cynics who laugh at all those quitters may be missing the bigger point.
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[Estimated reading time: 3 minutes - read while eating an apple on your lunch break!]
Stress affects our bodies, thoughts, feelings and behaviour.
Left unchecked, it causes health problems…
One of my friends is a property investor.
His investments are all small UK based residential units.
He doesn’t believe in diversifying – and fair play, he’s been fortunate to have ridden a wave of decent yields – so far.
[Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 8 seconds - read while you are on the tube]
Gold is so heavy that one cubic foot, weighs half a ton.
All the gold in the world, fits inside an Olympic swimming pool.
In fact, gold is so rare, that the world pours more steel in an hour than it has poured gold since time began…
[Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 24 seconds - read when you can't sleep at 3am]
Last night, my 6-year old son and I were discussing what he wants to be when he grows up.
Interestingly, he didn’t say: “I want to be a financial adviser!”
[Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 44 seconds - read while you decide where to book your next holiday]
Last month, I wrote an article that proved popular for all the wrong reasons.
Entitled 5 things wrong with DIY investing, I received messages from expats who disagreed with me.
Whilst none argued with my evidence-based conclusion that DIY investors underperform…each respondent shared a common opinion…