This Is the No. 1 Thing Americans Save Money For
Hint: It's not retirement.
Maurie Backman (TMFBookNerd) Jul 26, 2018
We all have our own priorities when it comes to saving money. And while it's OK to allocate funds to specific luxuries, there are certain universal things all of us need to be saving for -- namely, emergencies and retirement.
That's why it's pretty disturbing to hear that more Americans are saving their money for travel than they are for unforeseen bills and their golden years.
Where the Super-Rich Go to Buy Their Second Passport
By Devon Pendleton and Sam Dodge
Published: July 20, 2018 | Updated: July 23, 2018
Cheaper than a Gulfstream, nimbler than a superyacht, a second passport—or a third or fourth—has become another trophy for the ultra-wealthy.
Even self-styled citizens of the world, it seems, need a Plan B. Plus, that gold Maltese coat of arms looks classy. One must keep up.
Wealthy buyers “are looking for security” said Christian Kalin, chairman of Henley & Partners, which provides citizenship advice and publishes rankings such as the Quality of Nationality Index (France is No. 1).
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Daz: ITS EASY TO BELIEVE IN JUST THE FACTS
I SUSPECT MUCH OF THE STUFF WE HAVE HEARD FROM ALL OVER THE NET OVER THE YEARS CONTAINS AN ELEMENT OF TRUTH..SOME MORE THAN OTHERS OF COURSE.
I DETERMINED LONG AGO THAT THERE HAVE BEEN VERY FEW DELAYS IN THE PROCESS. BUT THERE HAVE BEEN A LOT OF COURSE CORRECTIONS AND FALSE STARTS...AND THE RV WAS EVEN USED AT TIMES AS A TOOL TO PRY OPEN A FAULT OR WEAK SPOT THAT NEEDED REPAIR OR ARREST.
Samson: Ministry of Planning: Iraq, thanks to its natural resources, is one of the richest countries in the world
28th July, 2018
Iraq, thanks to its natural resources, is one of the world's richest countries and produces about 4.4 million barrels a day, according to figures from the ministries of planning and oil
These unofficial figures show that Iraq's main natural resources are reserves of 153 billion barrels of oil, 131 trillion cubic meters of gas, 5.7 billion tons of phosphate, 600 million tons of sulfur, 158 million acres of agricultural land, A tourist site, according to the Ministry of Planning
The oil ministry said earlier that Iraq produces 4.4 million barrels of oil daily, exports of 3.5 million barrels. The oil exports in the first six months of this year 2018, 622 million barrels,while revenues amounted to 40 billion US dollars