Is There No Incentive to End Wars & Cure Diseases?

In a system rooted in cronyism, is there any incentive to solve problems rather than protract them? May 7, 2017 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The United States’ political class sold its citizenry a bill of goods: that ending war and disease comes with the destruction of Western economy as we know it. It’s never been said […]

China Makes Its Way into Oil Futures with Petro-Yuan

China and its petro-yuan are positioning themselves to give the United States a run for its petrodollar. April 16, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The United States has not been doing itself any favors in terms of foreign relations. We have covered quite a few instances where China and Russia have collaborated with one […]

Trump’s Tariffs: The Sequel

The aftermath of the Trump Tariffs is being both felt and seen in various industries, and it’s only been a couple weeks. March 26, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP No sooner do I publish an article warning of the potential economic disasters associated with Trump’s Tariffs, do I see a week’s worth of […]

First Tax Cuts, But Then Tariffs?

From tax cuts to tariff hikes, what is Trump’s economic endgame? March 19, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The United States is being pulled in several economic directions under Trump’s administration. I won’t call it “leadership” as that would be overstating things quite a bit. However, while fans of Trump rightly lauded his […]

Property Is Your Ticket To Freedom

From getting out of your parents’ house to getting out of the nanny state: Property Is Freedom. March 5, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Property is the lynchpin of freedom. I’ve said it before in defense of the right to own property, and I’ll say it again. What I’m finding is, people don’t […]

Borderless Interview: Escaping the Politically Obsessed Culture

February 28, 2018 With Bobby Casey, Managing Director at GWP and James Guzman of BorderlessBlog.com   Expat, James Guzman, interviews Bobby Casey to discuss how they make sense of and remain sane in a hyper politicized climate. Show notes: 4:30 The Trump administration’s effect on the economy 8:20 How to make sense of the debt […]

It’s 2018: Have Your Personal Tax Strategies Evolved?

Many long-standing deductions and exemptions will be no more, which might require all new tax strategies. January 26, 2018 By: Diane Kennedy, CPA USTaxAid.com I normally write about tax strategies for business owners and real estate investors. There’s been plenty to write about with the 2018 Tax Cuts and Job Act. Today and tomorrow, though, […]

The “Real” Truth About U.S. Savings Accounts

U.S. savings accounts are running at negative interest rates, so in an effort to save money, you could be losing value and spending power. January 24, 2018 From a young age, you were taught by your parents to save money. In the U.S. the first place you went to do that was your local bank. […]

Big Changes for Bonus Depreciation

Bonus depreciation is changing in a big way, so it might be time to figure out how you take advantage of the new laws. January 17, 2018 By: Diane Kennedy, CPA USTaxAid.com The 2018 Tax Cuts and Job Act has three important differences regarding bonus depreciation: 1. The bonus depreciation will temporarily be 100%! 2. In order […]

Careful What You Wish For: Government “Legitimizes” Cryptocurrencies

With all the clamoring for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to be recognized as legitimate, has anyone considered what it means to mainstream them? January 8, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, GWP Managing Director Advocates of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been quite vocal over the years about recognizing cryptocurrencies as a legitimate currency, as opposed to […]