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Are You Ready for the Storm?

We had a tornado go through our town this week.  Luckily no one was killed or even seriously injured, but there were a lot of trees knocked down and some damage to houses and cars, particularly where trees fell into houses.   972 more words

Small Investor

Megagraphic: Expat life in the GCC

There are now a staggering 247 million people living outside their countries of birth and in four Arabian Gulf states – the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait – expats make up the majority of the population. 26 more words


Remittances: What does the future hold?

Expats have flocked to the Arabian Gulf over the past few decades, helping fuel the boom in everything from oil and construction to the start-up scene in tech-savvy Dubai, … 918 more words


Remittances: Expats should beware hidden fees

If you’re a long-term expat and use your regular bank to transfer money home, beware: You could be shelling out big bucks on fees without even knowing it, … 1,277 more words

Personal Finance

Balancing Debt Payoff and Saving for Retirement

Ok so obviously I have a ridiculous amount of debt that will keep increasing for at least one more year (thanks grad school!!). While I plan to tackle this debt aggressively over the next few years, I also need to save for retirement at the same time. 760 more words

Personal Finance

Simple Choices to Become Wealthy

Most people think they can never become financially independent – that state where you have enough money to live the rest of your life without a job.   1,694 more words