Irvan Tan

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Five lessons from 2013 that stock-market investors need to unlearn

Making sense of year-end investing ‘advice’

The problem with listening to year-end roundups and year-ahead financial forecasts is that someone will be right, most will be wrong and all will be …

Hello 2014: China’s slower growth is cause for optimism | Financial Times

<i>The second in our series of guest posts on the outlook for 2014 is by Shujie Yao of Nottingham University</i><p>This year marked a significant shift in the …

Hello 2014: EMs still have room to boom | Financial Times

<i>The third in our series of guest posts on the outlook for 2014 is by Charles Robertson of Renaissance Capital</i><p>Two ideas led me to join an emerging and …

Hello 2014: factors to titillate EM investors in 2014 | Financial Times

The 4th in our series of guest posts on the outlook for 2014 is by Jan Dehn of Ashmore Group <i>Head of Research, Ashmore Group</i><p>The outlook for Emerging …

How Aging Impacts Our Financial Decisions

You might not know it, but financial capacity — the ability to manage your money to meet your needs and match your values — is one of the first things to go when you have mild cognitive impairment.<p>That’s the condition of people who have mild problems with thinking and memory. Mild cognitive …

Two Bare Bones Strategies to Boost Retirement Savings

It’s simply not true that you can’t save enough for retirement.<p>You can do it if you apply simple math and stick to a plan.<p>Here’s a revelation: It’s possible to build a nest egg if you save more and take advantage of incentives in the U.S. tax code for “catch-up” contributions. You may have to …

5 Financial Decisions Made In Your 50s That May Haunt You In Your 80s

Living well is the best revenge. To tell you the truth, I never understood that quote. The revenge part doesn’t ring true to me. Anyone who has seen at least one episode of “Breaking Bad” realizes revenge is empty. Ultimately, everyone really wants the “living well” part.<p>For many people, living the …

Egypt on Edge: Military Not Backing Down