How Equities Can Reduce Longevity Risk

There’s nothing more definitive in the journey to financial freedom than hitting the $1 million mark in retirement savings. A nest egg like that is a near-guarantee that you could...

W.D. Gann’s Most Important Money Management Rules

Divide your capital into 10 equal parts and never risk more than 1/10th of your capital on any one trade. This applies to all remaining capital as well. ...

The Most Neglected Trading Discipline

Money management is the single most neglected and overlooked key in the trading business. In my experience, money management is by far the most essential element to actually making significant...

Hard Lesson About Compounding – Could Have Been Better with Coke

As an excited 17-year-old who had saved up a little more than US$2,000, I wanted to buy some stock. I held small amounts of two other stocks at the time, so I purchased Coca-Cola shares with the...

The Sneaky Way Congress Plans to Fix Social Security

Politicians of all flavors continually remind us social security is in danger of going bankrupt. Now our esteemed leaders want to fix it by increasing benefits. What could possibly...

How Poor Execution Turns a Great Idea into the Worst Investment

In early 2017, I was shown an opportunity to invest in a US$6.5m simple agreement for a future equity (SAFE) note issued by BuildDirect.com Technologies Inc., a $1bn Canadian e–commerce company.  All of business’ facets looked solid My client had made...

Positive Thinking

Jerry was the kind of guy you love to hate. He was always in a good mood and always had something positive to say. When someone would ask him...

Assembling the World Country-by-Country, Based on Economy Size

Visualizing the Happiest Country on Every Continent The state of our world is shifting beneath our feet — economics alone no longer equate to satisfaction, let alone happiness. Today’s visualization pulls...

We Aren’t All Skinny nor Financially Independent

The moment you realize that you do not have enough The other night I was having dinner with a friend, the subject turned to her mother. My friend told me...

How Decentralized Finance Could Make Investing More Accessible

The global financial system has created massive wealth, but its centralized nature means the spoils have gone to the people who are best connected to the financial centers of...

Mapping the Global Migration of Millionaires

The world’s wealthiest people are also the most mobile. High net worth individuals (HNWIs) – persons with wealth over US$1 million – may decide to pick up and move for...

How Much Data is Generated Each Day?

Tech companies are betting that the future of personal computing will be driven by the sound of your voice. If they’re right, this early stage of smart speaker adoption will...