Many things have changed since I finished high school. Some for good. Some for bad. Some for... it's hard to tell yet. For example, my parents used to tell me that if I wanted to be successful, I had to finish high school, then graduate, and if I really wanted to become the best I … Continue reading Freelancing is the future – and so is investing
I decided a few months back to open a stock account for my wife. I am not a big fan of shared or joined accounts and prefer if everyone has his/her own fair share of independence. Therefore, while we keep our bank accounts separate, it only makes sense that she also has her own source … Continue reading Trading stocks in Thailand
As the calendar has continued to roll into March, we are quickly approaching the dividend season in Germany. While most companies in the US pay out a dividend every 3 months, German companies do so only once a year. One could argue about which system is better or worse, but that's a topic for another … Continue reading The dividend season is coming!
There are a few things we learn from our parents while growing up. One thing my parents were preaching to me (which I really wouldn't follow) was to stay close with smart people. Even better: People who would be smarter than me. That's a great advise. But one needs to be ready to truly understand … Continue reading Following smart people
It's already the 3rd week of February. Think about that, we were JUST talking about new years plans and now we are already almost done with the first 2 months of this new year. For the US, Dutch and some UK investors this doesn't play a big role, but for everyone else, things are getting … Continue reading There is no bad time to invest
I don't know about you, but when I was significantly younger, a year felt like a very long time. Christmas was always so far away, the time to my next birthday always seemed to never pass and my parents always looked the same. They didn't seem to get older. Today, at the age of 38, … Continue reading Counting Weeks
All right, today something not related to financial freedom. Let me share with you today something from my place of work. As some of my readers know, I am a hotel manager and thus regularly confronted with guest feedback. Most of the time it's great, but occasionally it happens that I receive some unpleasant comments. … Continue reading 6 things you shouldn’t say when complaining in a hotel or resort