The Strange World of American Fast Food in Taiwan

A major motivator for traveling the world is to expand your perspective and become more cultured by sampling various cuisines from far away lands. But sometimes screw it, you just want a Big Mac. Never fear. Some top American fast food chains have established a presence in Asia. I’ll take a look at the typical …

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Getting Fired From My First Job Helped Me Become a Better Worker

Today’s guest post comes to us from Nathan who blogs over at Millionaire Dojo. Great post Nathan! Thank you. When I was 17, I got my first job at Chic-fil-A. I was excited to start earning some money and hoped to make some new friends. I was homeschooled, so creating friendships at work was important …

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Is Betterment’s New “Smart Saver” Plan Really Smart? How to Beat It.

In August of 2018, Betterment rolled out a new “Smart Saver” plan and are stating “Our ultra-low-risk investing solution could earn you a 1.78%* annual return, after fees” according to their blog post. It looks like they are trying to step up and provide a savings vehicle to investors and the financially prudent looking for a …

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So I Created My Own Mutual Funds

Hedge fund manager life, here I come. Thoughts of a high rise condo on the Upper East Side and summering in the Hamptons are certainly in my future now that I’m curating investments for the masses. Ok, I confess this isn’t exactly true in a literal sense. (or legal sense..or well, probably ANY sense.) Ok, …

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Cashing American Checks in Asia.

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Well back in December, I decided to sell everything I own and move to Taiwan for the winter. I was so anxious to get away from another Chicago winter, that I vacated my apartment before the end of my lease. My condolences to sufferers of the polar vortex. Get yourself a pair of these and …

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