Upcoming Books

A Business Traveler’s Guide to the Middle East

Business travellers understandably feel apprehensive about going to the Middle East. In this book, Al Emid combines his own experiences with those of other experts to provide a comprehensive guide.

A Personal Finance Guide on Retirement Planning

When a financial magazine runs a cover with an angry man and a banner screaming ‘Dude Where’s My Retirement?’ we can agree that many individuals have become worried. In this book, Al Emid provides a financial check-up of the reader’s current position and blueprint for retirement.

Other Books

What I Have Learned So Far…And How It Can Help You


Life sometimes takes a bad turn and sometimes takes a very, very bad turn. Sometimes it hands you a total disaster. Effectively avoiding life crises completely would mean living in isolation somewhere, well away from the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune.

In What I Have Learned So Far … Fifty individuals, many of them public figures known to Canadians including balladeer Terry Jacks, actor Colin Mochrie and television personality Dianne Buckner talk about different life crises. Other people chronicled in this book include individuals recovering from business reversals, drug addiction, alcoholism and sexual abuse. In each case they explained a crisis and shared the solution they found worked for them in hopes that readers would try the same solutions. Each of these individuals spoke candidly in the hope of helping those who find themselves in similar situations.

Most readers will recognize at least one of the life crises and may find the solutions useful and appropriate.

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Financial Recovery In a Fragile World

In one book you can find out the causes of the global financial crisis and what you can do to continue your recovery from the last one and to prepare for the next one. You can ‘locate’ your own financial position in the new world economy where change and volatility have become the norm. Financial Recovery in a Fragile World shows you the links between the global economy and your own portfolio, which crises could have an impact on both and the means at your disposal for dealing with them. This book does not make it sound easy but considers the challenges involved in getting out of debt as well as growing and protecting your wealth.

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Frontier Markets for Dummies

9781118615898.pdfColombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey, and South Africa are six countries poised to be the next group of developing nations to see an economic boom. These countries, similar to the BRIC’s (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) are currently reaping the rewards of a growing economy.

Frontier Markets for Dummies provides a detailed look at these countries and explores ways and means for investors to profit from frontier economies. You will get the basics of frontier market investing, how to weigh the potential against the challenges and risks, factors that affect these investments and much more.

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