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Wife and I are on H1B making combined income of about $370k, with $300k in cash savings. Green card will likely take decades so not really something to depend on. Given all the uncertainty that comes with living in US on visa, where do you invest?

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Given what you wrote about uncertainty - I’m guessing your uncertainty about staying here - I would invest in stocks. It’s the easiest instrument to change in cash if you were asked to leave. Real estate is not very good because it could take months to unwind

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Assuming this is a long-term investment, I'd say a broad-based diversified portfolio, with maybe a 80-20 (or even 90-10) split around equity and fixed income. You can increase the fixed income portion over time as the credit cycle shifts and as you get older.

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Property in south would be the good bet

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Right next to a confederate statue?

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Invest on moving to Canada

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Buy properties or stocks in the country of your origin. They are talking about dollar collapse and on top of that if Trump does send you back you will have easier transition into your home country.

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So may be wait for 7 months in cash. If this guy wins again, it’s gonna get lot more crazier.

Bro how are you guys making $370k with $300k in combined cash savings. Are you not paying taxes?

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Depends where you see your future to be.. Despite that, you can still invest in stocks, crypto, retirement funds, real estate, life insurance both in US and home country.. If you are a risk taker...become an angel investor..

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You don't! You hold in cash until everything settles down.

The income is pretax and the savings is over a period of 2 years. It seems like the only reasonable options are stocks and savings deposit.

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