Using Geo-Arbitrage to Stop the Acceleration of Destruction

After last week’s asset protection newsletter, “The United Corporate Statism of America”, the resulting backlash from readers was to be expected.  It seems some people, regardless of the clear patterns in government today, remain sheeple and think the president deserves a certain level of respect exclusively linked to his position of power. It just seems […]

Who Really Owns Your Shares

by Jeff Berwick Do you own stocks in a brokerage account?  You may be surprised to find out that you don’t.  Your brokerage owns them. It is one of the dirtiest little secrets in the brokerage business.  And 99.9% of people have no idea it is even being done to them.  It’s called “street name […]

Global Escape Hatch

I want to begin this newsletter by wishing all of my friends, family and readers around the world a happy holidays.  There are a myriad of winter traditions celebrated around the world on a variety of days ranging from Saint Nicholas Day on December 6th, Hanukkah from December 20-28th, Catholic or Protestant Christmas on December […]

What is Asset Protection?

This week I felt it would be important to address the topic, “What is Asset Protection?”  While you clearly have some idea what is involved in asset protection planning, I frequently get this question or some derivation thereof. The quick and simple answer is that asset protection is a means of protecting your assets from […]

Pecan Pie, Gold, and Tryptophan Comas

Time for a Golden Turkey – Asset Protection Planning First of all, I want to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all of my American readers.  I hope you all have a very enjoyable holiday filled with friends, family and tryptophan induced comas. I will keep this newsletter short and sweet.  Quite frankly there are probably […]

More Incestuous than a West Virginia Coal Town

A couple of days ago, a very good friend of mine, Greg, emailed me about the recent emails I have been sending out to my readers.  Essentially, he said I was screwing up.  His complaint was the recent emails promoting the products of other companies and how it was diluting my message. Greg is a […]

The Dead Hedge Fund Manager Bounce

If you read my letter last week, you know I have now escaped from America.  Last week we moved to Riga, Latvia.  It was a hellish plane ride riddled with delays, running through the airport baggage bouncing behind, barely making connections, and lost luggage.  You name it, it went wrong. Now that we are settled […]

I’m Not Chicken Little

Last night I was working a bit on the computer on a couple of new projects. I found years ago that running multiple monitors dramatically increases my productivity. I keep various tasks on the monitors eliminating the need to switch back and forth. It really is a time saver. On one of the monitors I […]