Why Fear of Missing Out Could Be Dangerous for Your Retirement?

You know, I never yelled, “YOLO,” once when it was a popular phrase. “You only live once,” was a phrase the kids used to say to before verbally inspiring themselves to perform ambitious stunts. It’s a dated phrase and I am struck by how the term spread like wildfire. It reminds today of how middle-aged people use terms like, “lit,” to perhaps feel young or culturally in-the-know. Or...

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Countries Where you can buy a Second Passport

One of my favorite plot tropes in action films is when the agent/spy/hero goes to a safe deposit box in a secure location, pulls out numerous documents, the currency of multiple countries, and plots their next move. I would always imagine that it was I who was shuffling multiple passports of various countries and contemplating my next move. Well, you can’t own a dozen passports like Jason Bourne...

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Retiring to a Developing Country? What Can Go Wrong

I think about retirement all the time. The average annual cost of living standard for a retiree is about $45,000. You can live in many states comfortably, like Alabama, Idaho, Kentucky, and Utah, for less than that annually. If you don’t live in states with large metropolitan hubs, then you should be OK. However, if you’re thinking about retiring to a developing country, then $45,000 a year can...

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5 Self-Employment Retirement Options

More and more people are becoming self-employed these days. While being self-employed has many benefits such as having more flexibility or freedom to choose your own schedules, working as much or as little as you want, etc., there are downsides to being self-employed as well. Self-employed people have to pay extra taxes unlike traditional employees do. Self-employment does not come with a regular...

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