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In the wake of a worldwide pandemic, remote work permits are changing the world of work

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I’ve written before about the possibilities of retiring abroad and the best places to retire to stretch that expat pension, but it’s also possible to stretch your current salary by living somewhere completely different, as long as you can work remotely.

Just a couple of years ago, that wouldn’t have…

Whether you intend them to or not.

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Often we try to save money and fail. But occasionally, we save money when we genuinely weren’t trying to. These decisions have impacted my monthly budget significantly, even though that wasn’t my intention when I made them. Occasionally you really do save money when you’re not trying to.

Living in a walkable neighbourhood

I moved…

Questioning them could save you thousands of dollars

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Many of us hold beliefs about money that are so ingrained we rarely question them, and they can cost us a lot. Sometimes thousands, or even millions of dollars over a lifetime. Think before you buy into these common money beliefs.

The “Sunk Cost” Fallacy

This is the belief, present in almost all of…

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