Teaching in Asia

How smart expatriate teachers in Vietnam can become millionaires!

You’re young, responsibility-free and living the life in Asia. Saving can wait, right? Well, actually, you might want to reconsider. We look at the BIG reason why saving now is the smart thing to do: compound interest.   Saving is boring… or is it? We’ve met a lot of teachers and most find the teaching…

Children. Teachers and Savings

The easy way for expatriate teachers to save and invest

If you’re serious about saving while teaching in Asia, you’ll need to ditch the low-interest bank savings accounts and embrace alternative investment options. If that sounds scary, there is a stress-free way to do it. We explain unit cost averaging and how Infinity can help you make the right investment decisions.   Investing for a…

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Financial wellbeing challenge – Why an emergency fund is a must-have

When you start saving, the first thing you should do is accumulate an emergency fund. We talk you through the why and how. What is an emergency fund? If you’ve ever lived hand-to-mouth, you’ll know just how stressful it is. The constant worry that an unexpected expense will arise to completely derail your finances is…

Compound interest

Financial wellbeing challenge: Compound interest: friend or foe?

If you’re a saver, compound interest is your friend, steadily boosting your savings over time. However, if you’re in debt, it is a formidable foe that can have a significant negative impact on your financial well-being. We take a look at how compound interest escalates debt.   Compound interest: savings booster or debt escalator We’ve…

Savings. Financial Planning

Financial planning challenge: how to get into a savings habit and why it’s important

The only way to build wealth over the long term is to prioritise saving. We explain why and how you should prioritise saving.   Why prioritise saving? ‘Do not save what is left after spending but spend what is left after saving’   These oft-quoted wise words come from none other than investor extraordinaire, Warren…

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Financial planning challenge: how to budget to achieve financial wellbeing

Budgeting is just as important for households as it is for businesses, yet many households fail to get a grasp on their income and expenditure. If that resonates with you, here’s a step-by-step guide to establishing a budget, which will bring you another step closer to financial wellbeing.   Why do I need to budget?…