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Are you looking for something financial to read this weekend? Maybe it’s time to take a look at your investment strategies? Or maybe, like me, it relaxes you to have a drink and read about money while perusing your accounts. What could be better?

Whatever your reasons, these articles…

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For a lot of people, once they’ve finally made the choice to invest, they freak out at realising that they need to choose which fund is right for them.

In my previous article, I explained why index funds are the best choice for the average investor. The low fees and…

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Lately, I’ve been on something of a food adventure. It all started when Kristi Keller wrote about her experiences with Hello Fresh. I was so inspired by her story, that I started using a service here in Shanghai (where I live) called CooKit.

Cookit is quite similar to Hello Fresh…

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There are very few days in which I’m not asked money questions by at least one of my friends.
And while I have studied financial planning in the past (entirely online, not at all “Ivy League” shall we say), all of my real advice comes from experience and mistakes made.

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A fitness trend that became popular in recent years is the fitness-assistance market.

This market is made up of products that help us work-out, while also providing us with non-fitness related benefits as the carrot that drives us to keep going.

My favourite example of this is fitness video games.

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When it comes to investment, the goal of most people is retirement.

With the rapid expansion of the F.I.R.E movement (financial independence, retire early), people are shooting for their 4% number.

Developed by William Bengen in 1994, the 4% rule is the math-verified theory that if you withdrew a maximum…

Squid Game Mask

*Warning, this article contains spoilers for Squid Game. Nothing major to the plot, but if you’re sensitive to spoilers, this may not be for you.

Is it just me? Or while watching Squid Game, were you also completely removed from the immersion once the VIP’s entered the show?

The moment…

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Talking about money earned here on Medium today is certainly a challenge, definitely far more than it was a year ago.

Writing on Medium last year was a dream. For some unknown reason, the algorithm worked entirely in my favour and was earning me great money. I was writing consistently…

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Like many people around the world, I’ve been devouring Squid Game as fast as I can. I’m most of the way through the series now, and completely understand why this show is such a viral phenomenon.

I’m only stopping to write this story, and can’t wait to finish so I…

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If there’s one advantage to the way the world is right now, it’s that the lack of travel has improved the rate that I’ve been able to save my money.

So just like a lot of investors out there who are bored and want an exciting project, I’ve been looking…

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