2 Bold Predictions on The New Economy

During a call with a client the other day, I remarked at how exceptional his timing has been over the past 2 decades. He had over a million dollars in profit in stocks in 1999 when he walked into his brokers office and told him to sell everything. The young shocked broker attempted to tell […]

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How to Gain Citizenship in New Zealand

Today’s post will focus on the same issue of citizenship as our previous article on gaining citizenship in Canada, choosing to explore the route to achieving a second citizenship in New Zealand. REMEMBER! The most important flag in Flag Theory is the first one, which calls for a second citizenship in order to facilitate international […]

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I’m going to need to see your ID for that…

You need an ID to buy alcohol, rent an apartment or be admitted to a hospital in the US. You need it to get on a plane, or to obtain a marriage license. You’ll need it to set up a bank account or a company. Fair enough. But in Illinois, you also need it to […]

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LIBOR is Evidence Bankers Have Been Cheating for Decades

Big brother is watching you – but we are also watching them. At the end of each work week we bring you Freedom Friday. Americans take note – if you have a foreign bank account make sure you file the right forms. The government doesn’t care if you are 38 or 83, you can face […]

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Freedom Friday | Kim Dotcom

Imagine yourself enjoying a quiet morning when the noise of a helicopter sounds from your driveway, you can hear the pebbles kicked up from the massive windforce of the propellers. As you look out the window, you see men with automatic machine guns, donned in in black helmets and full body armor smash down your […]

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FATCA Update, Why Bankers Hate Americans, and Global Currency Hot Potato

FATCA   It makes bankers and fund managers around the world blood boil – and has forced many of them to stop accepting US clients all together. The end of banking secrecy. Goodbye privacy. Hello global tax prison. Since its inception into US law in 2010, I’ve been quietly tracking FATCA, and the implications for […]

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Freedom Friday And Drug Sniffing Lasers

Dones. Lasers. Datamining. SOPA. Big brother is watching you – but we are also watching them. On this freedom Friday I find myself in New York City… One of the most amazing places in the world, I always enjoy my time in NYC. I had a few meetings near wall street and I caught a […]

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Citizenship in Belgium | How to get an EU Passport

Borders seperate countries and citizens. Being born in between these imaginary lines can have a dramatic impact on the rest of your life, if the land of your birthplace grants citizen on the basis of jus solei. For instance, if you were born on Brazilian soil, then you will be conveyed Brazilian citizenship, regardless of […]

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Investment Saturday: Where the Billionaire Keeps his Wealth

This article is concerned with passive income, and how to invest internationally like the absolute elite.  First, a question: “I’ve got a significant amount of funds that I don’t have any immediate plans for. I don’t want to lose money to inflation, but I don’t trust the stock market, but I don’t just want to […]

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Mitt Romneys Tax Return and 3 Offshore Myths

Mitt made about 41 million dollars in 2011, and paid around 15% in taxes (about the rate of the then current capital gains tax). Even a casual look at Mr. Romney’s tax return, you can see he is internationally diversified in his assets with many foreign companies, trusts and foundations spanning jurisdictions from the Cayman […]

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