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Death, taxes and the sun rising are, for the moment, the only things which are certain in life. One thing which is not certain is how wealthy or financially successful you will be in your lifetime. With housing prices, the aging population, and inflation on the rise the need to secure your future have never been greater. Come time to retirement, pension funds around the world will be under tremendous pressure and it’s very likely that they will be insufficient/unsubstantial to provide enough for your retirement. There are, however, lots of things you can do to ensure financial success and to build wealth for the future: namely investing. The problem is that many expatriates or internationals hesitate because they don’t know how or where to start and what to do. In this webinar, we will explore the basics of investing and how you can get started with investing or grow/reshape your portfolio. We will delve down into the following topics: The Basics: The investment mindset, why invest anyways? What makes up a portfolio? - What is a stock? - What is a bond? - What is a money market instrument? - What is a commodity? - Other forms of investments - Portfolio diversification and risk - What are the different strategies for investing? - What is a Mutual Fund? - What is an exchange-traded fund (ETF)? The challenges expatriates face when investing - Lack of knowledge of investing and the markets. - Multiple pensions, currencies, and cross-border assets. - How to address these challenges. How to get started and where to go? - Where to go and how to invest - Online vs. Broker - Timing the market - How much should you invest and how often based on your needs Agenda - 14:00 – 15:00 – Luke Staden Presentation & Workshop - 15:00 – 15:30 – Q&A Session with Luke REGISTER Free: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/basics-of-investing-webinar-tickets-124401158213?aff=Belgium About the Speaker Luke Staden is a licensed financial advisor with extensive experience in the Dutch, German, and UK markets and has helped many expatriates plan their financial future. He is passionate about investing and even more so about helping internationals reach their financial goals & dreams!
Join Inês and learn how to make the perfect Pastel de Nata, the most famous and delicious pastry in Portugal, online When & Where Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020 Time: 11:30 - 13:00 – Hosted in English, Portuguese Where: Online via Zoom (AirBnB Experiences) https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/1658231?scheduled_id=32702831&s=67&c=.pi115.pk0_9&a4ptk=22609_0_9_157751&af=115 What To Bring - All-purpose flour: 2 cups - Water: half cup - Hard margarine: half cup - White Sugar: 1cup - Water: 3/4 cup - Flour: 4tbsp - Semi-skimmed Milk: 1cup - Cinnamon stick - Lemon peel (no zest) - Muffin tray or tins to the oven - 2 medium pans - Oven - 6 eggs
The corporate rat race isn’t for you (understandably so!) so, you’ve recently jumped into entrepreneurship to make your dreams come true! There’s only one problem: you’re not sure how to build your revenue as a freelancer (i.e. 10k euro per month). No worries, though. You’ve come to the right place. We’ve been there and we’ll show you how it’s done. In this webinar we’ll discuss: - How to reach your goals in a quick, efficient, and consistent way. - Why you need to go after a niche market rather than target everyone. - How to target that niche with the right approach and product/service. - Why “spray and pray” never works. - The most common mistakes made by freelancers and new entrepreneurs. - Five things you will have to change in order to succeed as a freelancer. - What it means to have a successful mindset and how to achieve it. - How to achieve your business goals without losing personal freedom (i.e. working extreme hours). This webinar is perfect for you if: - You’d like to super-size your freelance business. - You’re struggling to earn a reliable and consistent income whilst freelancing. - You’re still “hoping” your marketing efforts will work. - You’re getting clients you don’t want (not willing to pay a lot and hard to work with). - You’re interested in becoming a successful freelancer by getting your niche, offering, website, strategy, marketing/comms, and social media right. The “secrets” to becoming a successful freelancer are simple, easy, and repeatable. All you have to remember is that knowledge is power. If there’s a will there is a way. Make the first (and most important) step by registering today! Details: When: Thursday, October 29, 2020 Time: 19:00 – 20:30 Where: Webinar Register FREE - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-earn-your-first-10k-euro-as-a-freelancer-tickets-120419904175 About the Speakers Joep van Deutekom is a serial entrepreneur who has built a number of successful businesses. He has been an entrepreneur since a young age having grown up in the family business. He has helped many freelancers achieve financial independence by reaching their 10k per month goal. Joep holds an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management and is passionate about helping expatriates build their companies and freelancing businesses abroad. Make sure to check out his community of expatriate entrepreneurs: expat opportunities.
Chef Massimiliano will show you how to prepare authentic Gnocchi and Ravioli that will surprise you and that will make you become popular in your family and among your friends straight from Florence! Together you will create a 3D culinary art’s work: Delightful, Delicate, Delicious. Starting from simple, fresh, and healthy ingredients we will cook with you and for you, among the most famous recipes of Italian cuisine. We will guide you step by step through the little secrets handed down for generations. During live stream session we will address you, step by step, how to use the Pastry flour to make the pasta dough and the potato dumplings. It will not be a simple cooking lesson, but a chat with unknown friends who share the same passion for good food, wine, art, and experiences. To achieve a good Italian first course it is also important to have a good sauce that season the pasta, that’s why together we will also make one famous sauce: The Pesto. At the end of our experience, I will send you the recipes by email and we keep in touch for new ideas and Italian recipes on our Facebook and Instagram profiles @cuocoadomicilio_com #maxhomemadepasta. We have been rewarded as “the most loyal host” by Airbnb experiences. This Experience is great for team-building. Book a private experience for your group. Is your group larger than my listed max group size for private groups? When & Where Date: Saturday, November[masked] Time: 10:00 – 11:30; 19:00 – 20:30, 20:30 – 22:00; 23:00 – 00:30 – All Events Hosted in English and Italian Where: Online via Zoom (AirBnB Experiences) - https://www.airbnb.com/associates/136752?s=67&c=.pi115.pk0_9&a4ptk=22609_0_9_136752&af=115 What to Bring - a rolling pin - Large wooden chopping board (even a table!) – the worktop is fine if that’s all you have - Flat blade knife - 250/300 grams about of Ricotta cheese per person - 95 grams (or three quarters 3/4 of a cup) plain flour (00 flour or pastry flour) per person - 1 potato little/medium size boiled 30 minutes with peel (per person) - 1 egg (per person) - 1 lemon - 1 grater - oil evo (extra virgin) - 1 big bunch of fresh basil (about 25/30 leaves per person) - parmigiano cheese or pecorino (30 grams about per person) - pine nuts or almonds - food processor or mortar - 1 garlic - 2 small spoons