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Best Countries to Invest in 2023

Best Countries to Invest in 2023

The past few years have been interesting for global markets, to say the least, and it’s unlikely that 2023 will be any different. As such, the best countries to invest for 2023 are ones with a longstanding record of growth and stability. We’re going through a period...

Can Vietnam’s Economy Stay the Strongest in Asia?

Can Vietnam’s Economy Stay the Strongest in Asia?

Last updated October 18th, 2022.   Officially, Vietnam remains one of the few communist countries left on earth. Yet over the past few decades, this rapidly growing nation of 100 million people turned into a capitalist powerhouse... and did so mostly unnoticed....

Why Your Vacation Home Isn’t a Good Investment

Why Your Vacation Home Isn’t a Good Investment

Last updated December 22nd, 2022.     For about a decade, we've advised clients and readers that they shouldn't combine a vacation home with an investment. Mixing up a lifestyle purchase with a serious investment just isn't a good idea. The past few years...

Top 3 Dividend Stocks in Singapore

Top 3 Dividend Stocks in Singapore

Traders often prefer stocks that yield high dividend payouts because of their stable cash flow. As arguably the most stable country in Asia, Singapore's top dividend stocks may be a wise purchase for the conservative investor. Singapore offers traders a type of safety...

Top 5 Countries to Retire in Asia

Top 5 Countries to Retire in Asia

Last updated January 12th, 2023.   Choosing where you want to spend the rest of your life when you retire can be a tough decision. If you’ve considered retiring in Asia, though, you are already on a great path. This article will help you figure out which country...

Don’t Invest in Myanmar: Here’s Why

Don’t Invest in Myanmar: Here’s Why

Update for 2022: Some Burmese readers were upset at time, but we’re happy to have advised that investing in Myanmar was a bad idea years before the fact became obvious. This article was originally published back in 2017, and you can read our unaltered predictions from...

Why Tech Startups in Vietnam Are Booming

Why Tech Startups in Vietnam Are Booming

Last updated October 6th, 2022.   Startups in Vietnam have access to all the conditions required to hatch multi-million dollar tech firms. Having attracted a rising large amount of foreign investment from global players, Vietnam and its startup scene deserves far...

How to Invest for Inflation: Protect Your Portfolio

How to Invest for Inflation: Protect Your Portfolio

Last updated October 25th, 2022.   A metaphorically infinite number of dollars is chasing a limited number of goods. The result? INFLATION! There’s no ignoring the elephant in the room – it’s gotten so large that there’s barely any room left. Open any financial...

Investing in Thailand Property: The Ultimate Guide

Investing in Thailand Property: The Ultimate Guide

Last updated September 20th, 2022.   A greater number of foreigners buy property in Thailand than any other country in Asia. There are several reasons why Thailand is the most popular choice among real estate investors worldwide. Located in the heart of Southeast...

ASEAN vs. China: Battle to Attract Foreign Investment

ASEAN vs. China: Battle to Attract Foreign Investment

Last updated October 1st, 2022.   In the battle of ASEAN vs. China, tides have turned and Southeast Asia is on top regarding its ability to attract foreign investment... for now. The ASEAN region, for anyone who doesn't know, is an economic bloc composed of ten...