How to Boil a Frog, by Politicus Bumpkiss

How to boil a frog, by Politicus Bumpkiss: Allow many tax breaks to expire quietly like; Alternative minimum tax (AMT) — A series of temporary legislative “patches” over the last several years has prevented a dramatic increase in the number of individuals subject to the AMT–essentially a parallel federal income tax system with its own […]

That Would Never Happen in the US

The past couple of weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind trip mostly back in the US with meetings and visiting with family and friends. I even had the opportunity to speak at an event about offshore asset protection and developing your own Geo-Arbitrage strategy. I am wrapping up the trip today and heading […]

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 […]

Who Can Kiss Your A$$

Clearly the topic of my newsletter from earlier this week was a very hot topic.  If you missed it, you can click here, “Paypal Can Kiss My A$$”. I received well over 100 email responses to this topic and not one of them was in defense of PayPal’s business practices. Roger said, “Our company processed […]