Equity, adjusted gross income, stocks, bonds, current ratio, operating cash flow, assets, liabilities, net worth -- it's easy to get lost in the jungle of financial terms out there when you're trying to manage finances. Whatever happened to just measuring income and expenses? Well, when you ask yourself "how much am I worth?" it's not just a question of how much money you have in your wallet, or even your bank account, at that moment. It turns out that, depending on how and when you invest, spend or save your money, your worth varies. Liquid assets make up just one special category of your worth. Understanding it will help you get a better idea of your own financial situation.
Some bill payments are fixed expenses and you know you've got to pay the same amount every month. Car note, rent and mortgage sing the same fixed expenses tune every 30 days.
How can you find investment opportunities halfway around the world? Well, you could pack your bags and live as a nomad, sniffing out potential growth in the developing markets of the world. Or you could invest in an international stock fund.