Your New Year’s Resolution: Go Offshore

The world is smaller than ever. After just a seven-hour flight from the US East Coast, you could be in Austria, checking your gold into one of the safest, most private vaults in Europe.

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The End of the United Kingdom Is Nothing to Fear

“The empire on which the sun never sets.” That phrase was first attributed to a priest named Fray Francisco de Ugalde, uttered to King Charles I of Spain during the 16th century.

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How the Nanny State Feasts on the Poor

Should you have to pay thousands of dollars before you can legally work? Or be imprisoned because you don’t have the money to pay a fine?

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Do You Need an Asset Protection Trust?

We’ve all heard about the lady who spilled hot coffee on herself and won a big judgment against McDonald’s. Or burglars suing their homeowner victims for injuries sustained while committing their crimes.

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Negative Interest Rates and You

At the end of this past August, an astonishing $17 trillion in global debt had negative yields. About 30% of investment-grade bonds had yields below zero.

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Trump’s Tax Returns and Your Privacy

In the next few days, President Trump will ask the Supreme Court to declare that he has an absolute right to withhold his tax returns from examination.

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Working Doesn’t Need to Be the New Retirement

If you’re depending on social security or a traditional pension plan to pay for your retirement, chances are you’ll need to work until you die.

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Offshore: More Important Than Ever

Given shifting attitudes, it’s harder to publicly argue in favor of offshore investing than it once was.

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How the Next Global Financial Collapse Will Unfold

Italy is an amazing country with a long history, outstanding food, great wines, and unsurpassed culture. But it’s facing an economic and political crisis that will lead to a global financial collapse.

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The “R” Word Is Rearing Its Ugly Head

It’s here, or at least nearly here. “It,” in this case, is another recession. We can debate the causes – an escalating trade war between the US and China, too much dodgy debt, the end of the longest bull market in history, or perhaps all three.

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Banks Will Soon Be Obsolete

Last week, social networking giant Facebook announced that it plans to create what it calls an “alternative financial system” based on a cryptocurrency called the Libra.

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How to Lose $21 Trillion

I sleep better at night knowing that ever-vigilant defense contractors and the politicians they’ve bought and paid for are making certain that America won’t be overrun by Communists, Islamic terrorists, or anyone else.

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