Unintended Consequences of Trade War with China

The trade war is escalating to what might become a currency war. Other unintended consequences have followed, making global markets nervous. August 12, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP In this battle of will between the US and China, inevitably, the victims will be the private consumers. At the G20 Summit in Japan, it […]

Lehman-Style “Lock-Up” May Freeze Deutsche Assets…

Poor management decisions at the bank level can lead to some scary decisions like frozen accounts. The spin Deutsche put on it makes it even scarier. August 2, 2019 James Simons heads up one of the world’s top-performing hedge funds (Ren-Tech). This fund got to that esteemed position by making predictions so accurate it seemed […]

Interview: 12 Minute Convo

July 17, 2019 Bobby Casey and Engel Jones have a brief conversation about the dynamics of working with entrepreneurs and what keeps him going. A little motivation, some relateable content, and insights… enjoy the conversation! Until next time, Live Well.

Wells Fargo Linked to Money-Laundering?

Some shady dealings were uncovered at Wells Fargo, among other banks and financial institutions. Could this affect you? June 4, 2019 Wells Fargo seems to be walking a thin line between being a legitimate banking institution and a criminal racket. According to the California Office of the Department of Justice, a Wells Fargo banker named […]

The IRS is Shrinking?

The IRS is shrinking in budget and consequently in bandwidth. It cannot afford to enforce or audit the way it has in the past. May 27, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The IRS is shrinking! For the small government folks out there, this is a dream come true! I’m still having a hard […]

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 […]

Major Cities Crack Down on Airbnb

Cities cracking down on Airbnb and other home-sharing models are really just obstructing opportunities for people to serve the market demand and make some money. May 13, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP A little over four years ago, Ross Ulbricht was convicted of money laundering, computer hacking, conspiracy to traffic fraudulent identity documents, […]

U.S. Is a Tax Haven for Everyone EXCEPT Americans

Many American citizens consider themselves privileged, but that privilege doesn’t extend to tax protection. That is reserved for everyone EXCEPT Americans. May 7, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP It’s well known among digital nomads U.S. citizens are not treated well by their own government when it comes to incorporating and banking. What may […]

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 […]

It All Starts with a WALL…

April 2, 2019 A wall poses risks to individual liberty, so it’s time to think about setting up a second residency or citizenship before it’s too late. The construction of Trump’s wall along the southern border of the U.S. continues to gain momentum. The latest news is that the Pentagon is reallocating $1 billion to […]