Just the most important facts, please
Without further ado (or any ado, for that matter), here is this week's collection of links:
Worst in Asia? Japan wants immigrants, the feeling isn't mutual.
A Japanese (living in the US) millionaire interview.
Stealth immigration policy? Famous for its resistance to immigration, Japan opens its doors.
We downsized seven years ago, it was one of the best things that happened to us: downsizing 5 years later any regrets?
Derek Sivers on the need for unlearning.
These are wonderful: useful hacks.
Rental scam takes down the bank as well as the investors: scrutinize the local bank lending fiasco.
Americans are not having babies: is the handmaid's tale fast approaching?
JL Collins continues his excellent Stock Series: part XXXIII optimism.
Good news? How much you need to retire is a lot less than you think.
Written by the construction industry, funnily enough: mega earthquake could cause 1.4 quadrillion yen damage to Japan.
No good for residents, but if you have visitors coming: how to find cheap domestic flights with ANA and JAL.
In memoriam: Anthony Bourdain on writing, hangovers, and finding a calling.
Eeek: not prepared for retirement? Here's a solution: don't retire.
Good food for thought: everyone makes investing mistakes.
New AirB&B rules in Japan: kill your (vacation) landlord.
Inspiration for me to get started on the next RJ Guide: how I write a book in 14 days.
The benefits of learning: reps reps reps.
By far my favourite thing this week: a wonderful personal essay on being an immigrant, borders, and the future: on immigration.
Very meta, a great collection of links: what we're reading.
Anything you enjoyed in there?