One possible consideration for your five flags plan, or any long-term international plan for your life, is to consider how happy the people are in the country (or countries) you intend to live. The problem is that there is a huge amount of bullshit when it comes to happiness studies and happiness indexes when countries are compared to one another.
It’s strange. It’s as if some kind of dark, left-wing god has gone back in time to the 1980s and systematically destroyed almost everything I loved back when I was a child.
I use a lot of time management techniques and they’re all useful. Time management is a core, foundational skill critical to long-term consistent happiness and an absolute requirement for the Alpha Male 2.0…
I endorse various investment strategies including the Permanent Portfolio (that I describe in detail at the SMIC Program), gold hedging, massive diversification, two buckets, and so on.