September 2013

How to Retire Abroad

If your dream is to live overseas, we tell you what you need to know. By Sandra Block, From Kiplinger’s Personal […]

The Renminbi: Soon to Be a Reserve Currency?

By John Mauldin, Millennium Wave Advisors, The US Trade Deficit Turns Positive China Moves to Float Its Currency Transformational Technologies […]

World GDP Growth

The pace of global growth increased during the second quarter of 2013—only the third quarterly acceleration in three years. Buoyed […]

Fractional reserve banking

Fractional-reserve banking is the practice whereby a bank retains only a portion of its customers’ deposits as readily available reserves […]

10 Things You Can’t Buy on Amazon

  The online retailer sells (almost) everything By Quentin Fottrell, Market Watch, Amazon began as a humble online bookseller. Founded […]

The Buffett Formula — How To Get Smarter

By Shane Parrish, From Farnam Street Blog, “The best thing a human being can do is to help another human […]

The American Dream Is Alive and Well — in Canada

Quick: Name a wealthy, North American country that values self-reliance, individual freedom and personal ambition. Sure, you could take the […]

Seven Reasons Why Africa’s Time Is Now

Here’s a link to a recent infographic in HBR. Summary: Africa’s economy is growing faster than the economies of […]

How The Economic Machine Works by Ray Dalio – VIDEO

By Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates, YouTube Link: How the Economic Machine Works Ray Dalio, founder of hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, […]

Can you buy wine for profit, as well as pleasure?

As prices for fine wines continue to increase, online services allow investors to buy and sell effortlessly. You can purchase […]