How Common Reporting Standards Affect Digital Nomads and Location Independent Entrepreneurs

Banks around the world are reporting their account holders’ information to their official or default tax residences. May 21, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Digital nomads and location independent entrepreneurs often struggle with tax compliance in their home country. Countless penalties and fees for not filing their taxes correctly (or at all) build […]

Italy’s Economy is Latest in EU Debt Crisis

Italy is stuck in recession mode through a combination of EU policies and its own internal follies. What are the implications of this to the EU and the world? May 20, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Some red flags are going up in the EU, and those flags are coming from Italy. Economic […]

If Banks Took Your Money and Ran (Like This)…

Many take their banks for granted, never considering they could close unexpectedly.  Are you prepared for what happens if your bank closes? May 17, 2019 Imagine if you woke up, got a steaming cup of coffee, and went to your computer. You open up your online banking portal to transfer funds and get the following […]

Occupational Licensing Revisited in Some States

Not all states are embracing reforms to their existing occupational licensing laws. Those that are, are helping their respective economies. March 6, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP By and large, our lives don’t involve the government that much. Most of our plans and activities have nothing to do with it. Day-to-day interactions are […]

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 […]