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The Emergence of Emerging Markets

   By Yann Kostic from the October 2018 Edition Given their potential volatility, emerging markets are not for fainthearted investors and many people avoid them. But, emerging markets aren’t the vast unknown they used to be.   What are they? Emerging markets are countries that are still developing, usually by means of rapid industrialization. It may […]

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Helpful Hacks to Make Decision Making a Breeze

By Yann Kostic and Tom Zachystal  from the May 2018 Edition Should you buy or rent property in Mexico? Should you choose a house Lakeside in Ajijic or an ocean-view condo in Manzanillo? Should you take that job offer or stay retired? Making sound decisions is one of life’s biggest challenges. If you’re not careful, you can […]

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Three Strategies for Giving Financial Gifts to Kids

By Yann Kostic and Tom Zachystal from the April 2018 Edition Back in the day, grandparents might have given their grandchildren small cash gifts for birthdays and holidays. Nowadays, however, with the cost of education rising and concern over job opportunities for recent graduates, grandparents may wish to pass on major assets to their children and grandchildren. […]

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How to Adjust for Today’s Higher Interest Rates

By Yann Kostic and Tom Zachystal from the March 2018 Edition Recent months have brought a number of personal finance changes, including a rise in interest rates that will affect some of the terms for borrowing money and accessing credit. In December 2017, the US Federal Reserve increased its key interest rate by 25 basis points, marking […]

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Trend-Setting Boomers Are Still Doing What They Love

By Yann Kostic and Tom Zachystal from the February 2018 Edition We cannot welcome 2018 without wondering what the boomer generation will be up to this year. In fact, many boomers are still doing what they love, and they are still doing it well! After years of working for others, they are making the decisions, and taking […]

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You Need Both Value and Growth Stocks in Your Portfolio

By Yann Kostic and Tom Zachystalfrom the January 2018 Edition Growth stocks and value stocks tend to take turns leading the market and, as a result, investors often raise the question of which of these two types of stocks is really “better.” While both share a similar longterm, disciplined approach to investing, they are different, […]

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Spending Money to Save Time May Make Us Happier

By Yann Kostic and Tom Zachystal from the December 2017 Edition As free time shrinks, along with our tolerance for time-consuming, unpleasant household tasks, one recent study may have an answer: buy back your time. Results of the study appeared recently in PNAS, a scientific journal devoted to “cutting-edge” research. It was a collaborative effort […]

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