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Save, Invest, Speculate, Trade or Gamble?

For some time, I’ve been saying that the economy is in the “eye of the storm” and that when it emerged, the weather would be far rougher than in 2008. The trillions of currency units created since 2007, combined with artificially suppressed interest rates, have papered over the situation. But only temporarily. When the economy […]

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How to Declare Your Digital Independence from Government and Big Tech

An often-overlooked ingredient of international diversification is spreading your digital presence across multiple friendly jurisdictions. Just as obtaining a second passport or an offshore bank account can help you obtain significant political diversification benefits, so too can moving your digital presence to multiple jurisdictions. Most of us today have a significant digital presence, in both […]

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Will They Take All Your Money?

Why not? It’s not yours. Most people assume that, if they have money on deposit in a bank, they own that money. That’s not necessarily the case. Decades ago, some of the world’s most powerful countries began to pass legislation that, if you deposit money in the bank, it becomes the property of the bank. […]

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America’s Late-stage Decadence

International Man: Economically, politically, and socially, the United States seems to be headed down a path that’s not only inconsistent with the founding principles of the country but accelerating quickly toward boundless decay. The word “decadence” is often associated with the fall of the Roman Empire, which became morally corrupt—its people lazy, wasteful, and lacking […]

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Looking into Gold’s Future

The precious metals market is relatively stable at present, but how about in the midst of an economic crisis? As we get closer to the oncoming crisis, we might want to assess in advance how the market is likely to change. How might we change our present precious metals strategy in order to prepare for […]

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