How to Protect Your Assets from “Shadow-Banks”

“Shadow Banks” pose a serious risk to the market and your assets because they are non-banks that lend like banks, but with far less oversight or accountability. April 25, 2019 At the heart of the last U.S. financial crisis in 2008 was a $52 trillion “non-banking” industry that lent unqualified borrowers money for mortgages and […]

Is Legalization a Full Victory?

Cannabis legalization comes with terms and conditions, like cryptocurrency legitimization. That might not prove to be the full victory people were looking for. April 22, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP A big topic, especially this year, is cannabis legalization. As a staunch opponent of prohibitionist policy, I welcome that discussion and the lifting […]

The Death of “Innocent Until Proven Guilty”

April 16, 2019 Asset forfeiture happens at all levels of government, which is why asset protection is essential. According to a Cato Institute study, 84% of Americans oppose an idea called “civil asset forfeiture.” The study provides the definition as: … police “taking a person’s money or property that is suspected to have been involved […]

DEA Surveillance: It’s Never Really Over

The DEA is the biggest thief in the US (after the IRS), and is notorious for extending its surveillance capabilities to other agencies. April 15, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP All along, we’ve been pointing out the government’s critical examination of cash transactions, and the countless people who have been wrongfully caught up […]

Antigua & Barbuda Could Make a Great Tax Home

If you are a digital nomad, in search of a friendly tax home, Antigua & Barbuda might be what you’re looking for! April 11, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP In these times of economic scrutiny, it’s getting difficult to navigate the regulatory waters. Let’s be honest, governments hardly need an excuse anymore to […]

Dangerous Protectionist Precedent to be Set with Dairy

Large and established dairy industry players are seeking congressional protection from their non-dairy competitors. April 8, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Plant based dairy alternatives have been around for a good while. Nobody made much of a stink over them. They have been coming out with myriad alternatives ranging from rice, soy, coconut, […]

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 […]

Response to Andrew Yang’s UBI Platform

Andrew Yang is pushing the idea of Universal Basic Income as his primary platform for his 2020 run for POTUS.  Where does this idea fall short and why? April 1, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I discussed Andrew Yang’s flagship policy: Universal Basic Income (UBI) in some earlier blogs; but I took the […]

Sun Might Set on NSA Data Collection Program

The sun might set on an NSA data collection program at the end 2019, but will that mean a weaker or smaller surveillance state? March 25, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP There is a marginal possibility that the NSA is going to back off a little.  In other words: a few crumbs are […]

Why is Transporting Such a Cluster?

With all the technology available, transporting people or things from one place to another should not be a complicated task, and yet the government always manages to find a way. March 18, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Getting from point A to point B, whether it’s a person or a thing, is such […]