Front Door to Your IRS Profile Could Be Wide Open

During the government shutdown, sensitive information about private Americans was left vulnerable and exposed. February 5, 2019 The U.S. government shutdown had lasted for a month or so before temporarily re-opening around January 25th. It’s staying open until February 15th. Before it re-opened, any private data you submitted on a U.S. government website was subject […]

Did Elizabeth Warren Just Propose Nationalization of Private Enterprise?

Nationalization of private enterprise is on Elizabeth Warren’s agenda. While her bill might not pass as is, a federal corporate charter could put private corporations under federal control. January 21,2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP US Senator, Elizabeth Warren, proposed last summer a massive seizure of assets, and the media was relatively silent on […]

Russia and China Still Paving the Path Around the US

Between trade wars and sanctions, Russia and China continue to find ways around the US both as a consumer and a reserve currency. January 14, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The maverick decisions coming out of the White House are quite astounding. I can’t help but marvel at some of the recent directives […]

You Won’t Believe What Your Apps Know About You

Apps track your locations which can give a lot of insight into who you are, what you like, and what is happening in your life.  Imagine if that information was sold… January 10, 2019 Do a Google search of “your name” in quotes, and there is likely some database on the Internet that stores your […]

Economic Strategies: China Lends While US Spends in Africa

While receiving minimal and often negative press, China is forging strong relationships with African countries, which will further its economic long game. China could be putting the US in a corner by helping Africa to prosper. January 7, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, GWP Managing Director Whatever your opinions are of China, no one can deny […]

How Facebook Shares Your Data (Even if You Disable)

Facebook is at it again… or more accurately, they never really stopped sharing your data with their corporate partners. January 4, 2019 Back in 2014 a research paper was produced that revealed Facebook manipulated the emotions of its users without their consent. It seems like that Facebook experiment never stopped, and it’s getting even creepier […]

The Good and Bad News of the US Economy in 2018

The US has seen some ups and downs in 2018, but if the ups were temporary economic sugar highs, and the downs are a constant, then what happens when the dust settles in 2019? December 31, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Time to check in on 2018! It’s not all gloom and doom. […]

Your Insurance Company Could Be Spying On You (Here’s How)

Health insurance is one of many industries where data collection has become normalized; and current regulations and laws are proving insufficient in protecting your privacy. December 25, 2018 The idea that your insurance company should know everything about you, no matter what reason it may give, is kind of creepy to say the least. A […]

What Is the Latest On Brexit?

What is in the best interest of the UK: a Hard or Soft Brexit?  And what has Theresa May set her country up for? December 24, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Those familiar with American history will remember that the original structure of the United States was that each state be its own […]

The 2018 Farm Bill is an $867 Billion Welfare Scheme

The 2018 Farm Bill, which was ushered through both houses of congress by a landslide despite its $867 Billion price tag, is just a fat welfare check with some bells and whistles on it. December 17, 2018 The Farm Bill passed with overwhelming support from both chambers of congress: 386-47 House and 87-13 Senate and […]