Where Is the Price Transparency in Healthcare?

Healthcare costs are high, but we don’t know that until we see the bill. Accountability and transparency would go further than socialization in fixing the cost problem in healthcare. August 19, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Mangeing Director GWP Part of what makes the free market the best solution to meeting the needs of others is […]

U.S. Clamping Down on Passports (Here’s How)

The US is denying and revoking passports in much greater numbers. The time to get a second passport is now. August 15, 2019 Imagine how life may be in the U.S. if you couldn’t travel outside of its borders. In any free society, you should be able to travel, well… freely. But if the Government […]

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 […]

Healthcare & Housing Affordability are Election Hot-Button Issues

With elections coming in the US, affordability of healthcare and housing are the hot-button topics dominating policy discussions. July 29, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP With the elections coming up, there is a lot of talk about what people can “afford” and how that connects with “living wages”. It’s obnoxious because the political […]

The SECURE Act: Good or Bad for IRAs?

The SECURE Act has a provision in it which puts a wrench in the estate planning strategy of Stretch IRAs, and it looks like a money-grab on the 1%. July 22, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP By the end of first quarter in 2017, US total retirement holdings was just over $26 Trillion. […]

Tax Distraction

When people are distracted by who is paying taxes and who isn’t, they miss the part where a crazy tax regime and new recruits aren’t necessary. July 1, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I see these articles flying around incredibly angry about how the “uber rich” aren’t paying taxes from the left… I […]

The Fight Against a Subtle Tyranny

Are hand-outs and welfare rooted in what has been called “the tyranny of low expectations”? Could economic freedom be the antidote to that poison? June 24, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director, GWP I heard a very thought-provoking quote from Naval Ravikant. He was addressing the coming of further automation and artificial intelligence (AI). When […]

Market Responses to Currency Failures

There are disturbances in the fiat currency force, which have people pursuing alternative currencies and means of settling payments. June 17, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The government operates on a similar model as that in the Wizard of Oz. It requires that everyone subscribe to the singular way of one central power. […]

Failures in Prohibition, Tariffs, and New Deals

The US hasn’t learned from its own history when it comes to prohibition, tariffs, and New Deals; and the people are going to pay dearly for that willful ignorance. June 10, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Is it just me, or is the US playing some of its greatest disastrous hits of the […]

In Defense of the Gig Economy

The gig economy is the entrepreneurial direction the labor market is taking. It’s essential for workers to be free to adapt to these market changes. June 3, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I don’t know what I’m more upset about: the ridiculous escalation of the trade war or this new war on the […]