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5 expensive mistakes British expats make about domicile and tax

By: Stuart Ritchie
September 6th, 2017

[Estimated reading time: 6 minutes - read while you wait for your dinner to cook]

A recent conversation with some British friends here in Dubai left me worried…

We were talking tax.

I couldn’t believe how many of my friends misunderstood the key difference between residency status in the UK, and being British domiciled.

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What is evidence-based investing anyway?

By: Sam Instone
September 1st, 2017

[Estimated reading time: 1 minute - read while you go up in the lift]

I’ve tried to explain evidence-based investing in a thousand different ways over the years…

And perhaps that’s just part of the problem – I’ve added complexity to something that couldn’t be simpler.

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Secrets of a self-interested industry laid bare: an enlightening interview with The Evidence-Based Investor

By: Sam Instone
August 28th, 2017

[Estimated reading time: 9 minutes, 57 seconds - while you eat your toast]

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What can a British journalist, who’s spent time reporting from Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, teach anyone about being a successful investor?

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Is now the time for expats to invest defensively?

By: Sam Instone
August 18th, 2017

[Estimated reading time: 2 minutes]

Equities have been rising almost uninterrupted in 2017.

In the year to date:

  • The S&P has advanced nearly 11%...*
  • The Dow has had 34 record finishes...**
  • And the FTSE recently enjoyed its best week.***

However, historically August and September are two of the worst months for investors.****

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Why successful investors still shun hedge funds

By: Sam Instone
August 14th, 2017

The latest industry news suggests investors return to hedge funds after six quarters of outflows…”

However, the evidence suggests successful investors still avoid them like the plague.

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How to keep time on your side for investment success

By: Sam Instone
August 7th, 2017

[Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 16 seconds]

There’s an old sports adage I’m reminded of every time I go for a run!

“Father Time is undefeated.”

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It means that age catches up and eventually defeats all athletes.

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5 tips to make you a better investor in no time

By: Stuart Ritchie
July 26th, 2017

[Estimated reading time: 2 minutes or as long as it takes to clean your teeth]

How many times have you started a diet and then fallen off the wagon?

My wife’s threatening to put me on another diet now…

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I’m resisting.

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How to profit from other people’s mistakes

By: Sam Instone
July 24th, 2017

[Estimated reading time: while you eat your cereal]

Despite the bull run that began in March 2009, three of the world’s most successful money managers have failed to significantly profit from the rising stock markets.

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The good news is, you can profit from the mistakes they’ve made…

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