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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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