Death, Taxes and Offshore Accounts

March 2, 2013 by Brian Mahany The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution used to protect us from self-incrimination.  When it comes to the IRS collecting taxes, your offshore financial documents are exempt from such protection. If you look up a court case titled In Re Various Grand Jury Subpoenas in the Manhattan federal court’s docket, […]

Price Discrimination and the 529 College Savings Scam

February 21, 2013 By: Gordon Haave A 529 Savings Plan is NOT a mechanism for saving for a child’s college tuition, but rather saving for a college administrator’s salary. With a four-year degree estimated at $150,000 or more – and rising every year – parents scramble to find a way to pay for this looming […]

Central Banks Make Unintended Consequences ‘Tolerable’

by Tres Knippa, Short Japan Debt February 1, 2013 If you would like to get a glimpse of what to expect from central bankers in the coming years, then look no further than the new Bank of England head, Mark Carney. The UK just posted inflation figures of 2.7%. It is important to point out […]

Simple Solution to Eliminate Reporting Requirements

by Bobby Casey, Managing Director I want to open this article with a quote from the Chief Executive Parasite of the USSA. In my opinion this should be the quote of the decade: “The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a […]

A Foundation of Quick Sand

by Scott Causey, Resource Correspondent Every person on earth starts off with a base level of knowledge and inherent biases when being introduced to new skillsets. The inate skills, abilities, knowledge, and biases within that organism will determine a starting point for obtaining actionable new skills, or knowledge base. How critical is it then for […]

Is Your "Money" in a Bubble?

by Scott Causey, GWP Resource Correspondent Tens of trillions of multiple currency units slosh around the financial universe everyday. Japan’s sovereign debt is measured in a metric called a quadrillion. So is the derivatives market. Going back over 100 years, central bankers around the globe have been the masters of the Universe. Stand close enough to the […]

One World Currency – Not Just Coming…Already Here

by Mike Cobb, Hemispheres Publishing Now before you write me off as another tinfoil helmet whack job, take a look at how the 2nd largest US airline defines its liability for lost luggage: For international travel to which the Montreal Convention applies (including domestic portions of international travel), United’s liability is limited to 1,131 SDR […]

Worshipping at The Altar of Inflation

by Scott Causey, GWP Resource Correspondent I really believe it is incredibly important that people know nothing of history, just like the vast majority of “educated” people in America. I am referring to financial history in particular. You see, if those subjects and topics were actually taught in public schools and universities, the FDIC would have a […]

The US Dollar Just Got Picked Last For Dodgeball

by Scott Causey, GWP Resource Correspondent Has the US Dollar Lost its Luster Imagine you and your partner in the delivery room, excited about the arrival of your first born, but when the child arrives, he or she is black when you and your partner are both white. In this circumstance, finding yourself with a child […]