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Does track running keep you fit?

As with everything, there are pros and cons to Tracker Funds. Some people think it is almost impossible to beat the markets so why...

The Americans

Last week we looked at the Un-Americans and why US expats were trying to give up citizenship. For those living and working offshore and...

The Un-Americans

More and more American tax payers are choosing to lose their citizenship or residency status. Indeed, by the middle of this year there were...

What to do?

Many people were more than a tad surprised when Alan Greenspan, economist and former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, stated recently that share...

What can you say?

The shenanigans in Washington over the last few weeks have been fascinating. Will they make a deal or not and at what cost to...

Crisis or Opportunity?

Last week the US Government had to ‘shutter’ some of its ‘non-essential’ operations because the Senate, the Representatives and the President, all of whom...

A Mug’s Game

Most asset classes posted losses for the month of August, with the exception of some commodities. Around month end nervousness in markets was mostly...

Health insurance – How much is enough? Part 2

Territorial Restrictions: Around the world, the cost of healthcare varies considerably. And healthcare insurance companies make it their business to keep abreast of rising...

Health insurance – How much is enough? Part 1

Almost all expats need some sort of medical cover. The old expression, you have made your bed now lie in it, feels somewhat curmudgeonly....

Where next for the Contrarian?

Markets seem to be going up and down at the moment with alarming speed so what are the contrarians planning to do? Most fixed...

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‘Last Witnesses’ offers children’s memories of WWII

Does anyone suffer more in wartime than a child? All they know is at risk — parents, siblings, neighbors, homes, schools, even pets. All...

In latest ‘Annabelle,’ a babysitting gig goes awry

Los Angeles (AP) - What a spell for sentient toys. A week after the child-crafted plaything Forky found life in “Toy Story 4” and...

Buchanan makes winning debut

The Tara Court Golf Society Sunday, July 7, Green Valley - Stableford 1st Dave Buchanan (1) 41pts 2nd Wayne Antiltz (12) 39pts 3rd Pete Seil (5) 37pts 4th Peter Henshaw (30) 37pts 5th Rod Torrie...

Lynn stars at Green Valley

PSC Golf from The Billabong Bar Monday, July 8, Phoenix Gold - Stableford There were some very unfriendly pin placements on both the Lake and Ocean...

Community effort raises funds to help pay for boy’s heart operation

At a small gathering in the PSC clubhouse PSC President Peter Malhotra, together with Treasurer John Player, joined me in presenting a donation of...