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Retirement GPS: How to Navigate Your Way to A Secure Financial Future with Global Investing by Aaron Katsman

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CHAPTER 5Investing in Foreign Stocks

In my spare time, I dabble in matchmaking. Yes, that’s right; I try to set people up so that they can get married. I have actually been successful three times. One thing I’ve learned about matchmaking with humans also applies to matching people with investments: we humans need to stop being superficial.

Here’s what I mean. With the advent of online dating, singles tend to focus way too much on the exterior, that is, the looks of a prospective mate. Let’s say you ask me if I know someone who might be a good match. As soon as I’ve suggested someone, and long before I can give my insights on why this person might be a great match, you’ve probably already Googled her name and been through all her Facebook pictures. ...

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