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When can I Retire with the Lifestyle I Want?

Financial freedom. It is what we really want. You need a Retirement Plan to get there. It will not happen...
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Smith Manoeuvre

The Smith Manoeuvre – Is your mortgage tax deductible? The Smith Manoeuvre is an efficient strategy to use equity in...
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How to Easily Outperform Investment Advisors & Robo-Advisors

Investment advisors and robo-advisors have a massive disadvantage – they are short-term thinkers. You can easily outperform them by learning...
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Financial Myth Busters

There are many myths about the stock market. From a financial planning perspecitve, the most important one is that the long term returns of the stock market (20-30 years) are far more consistent than most people believe....

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Invest a Lump Sum or Bit-by-Bit. Which Is Smarter?

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