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Bitcoin Accounts May Be Subject to FBAR, FATCA Reporting

Bloomberg |
Taxpayers may soon have to report bitcoin and other virtual currency accounts held in foreign exchanges.

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Singapore

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Singapore
Singapore is a financially sound country with a very business-friendly climate. It's one of the best offshore banking jurisdictions in the world.

Estonia Opens its Digital Borders

NewScientist |
Estonia invites anyone, anywhere, to open a bank account or start a business. All over the Internet.

A Former SWIFT Insider on Financial Warfare, the Fate of the Dollar, and Bitcoin

A Former SWIFT Insider on Financial Warfare, the Fate of the Dollar, and Bitcoin
SWIFT is truly integral to the international financial system. It behooves you to appreciate how it works to better understand some of the big-picture trends in the world today.

How to Get a Credit/Debit Card Not Beholden to the US Government: China UnionPay

How to Get a Credit/Debit Card Not Beholden to the US Government: China UnionPay
You must consider a non-American credit/debit card—one that is not under the sway of the US government—irrespective of whether you’re American or not in order to diversify your political risk.

Russia Launches China UnionPay Credit Card

RT |
An alternative credit card solution not susceptible to edicts of the US government.

The Biggest Lesson from Microsoft’s Recent Battle with the US Government

The Biggest Lesson from Microsoft’s Recent Battle with the US Government
A court ruling involving Microsoft’s offshore data storage offers an instructive lesson on the long reach of the US government—and what you can do to mitigate this political risk.

10 Reasons Why You Need an Offshore Bank Account

10 Reasons Why You Need an Offshore Bank Account
Opening an offshore bank account will help you to reduce your political risk and protect your savings.

Bank of Cyprus’s Bail-in Blues

WSJ |
When depositors are turned into shareholders through a bail-in, their incentives continue to be those of a depositor.

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Vanuatu

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Vanuatu
Vanuatu might have something to offer in terms of offshore company formation, offshore banking, or lifestyle choices for the right people after extremely careful consideration.

The Uniqueness of the Cayman Islands

The Uniqueness of the Cayman Islands
While there are a number of low-tax countries around the world, the Cayman Islands stick out because of its distinct history and culture that is vehemently opposed to direct taxation.

Robbing Peter

Robbing Peter
In the latest example of bank deposit confiscation, Spain announced that it would impose a blanket taxation on all bank accounts.

FATCA, GATCA, and the Changing Investment Scene

FATCA, GATCA, and the Changing Investment Scene
I recently sat down with the folks over at The Daily Bell for an in-depth conversation. We covered a lot of topics, from the war on drugs to Austrian economics to international diversification.

Estonia’s New E-Resident ID Card Opens Doors

ZD Net |
Open bank accounts and start companies without ever having to physically visit Estonia.

The End of Banking Secrecy–The End of Switzerland?

Mountain Vision |
The propaganda in the mainstream media on Switzerland has little to do with reality.

Consider an Offshore Bank Account in Mainland China

Consider an Offshore Bank Account in Mainland China
It is well known that holding uncorrelated asset classes in our investment portfolio gives diversification benefits. In the same sense, diversifying among competing or rival countries or jurisdictions helps to maximize freedom by mitigating political risk.

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Hong Kong

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Hong Kong
Forming an offshore company in Hong Kong is probably the easiest way to get a low or zero-tax private limited company in a reputable jurisdiction.

How to Protect Yourself From the Next MF Global

How to Protect Yourself From the Next MF Global
The possibility that your broker could be the next MF Global is a terrifying thought. Find out how you can mitigate this risk by using foreign brokers.

Insuring Yourself Against a Bankrupt Government

Insuring Yourself Against a Bankrupt Government
Make 2014 the year you finally declare freedom.

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Mauritius

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Mauritius
Owing to its long history of agriculture, freedom, and democracy, Mauritius has developed into a stable and attractive offshore jurisdiction with some truly unique features.

9 Offshore Jurisdictions You Probably Haven’t Heard About

9 Offshore Jurisdictions You Probably Haven’t Heard About
A brief overview of nine relatively lesser-known offshore jurisdictions.

Is Switzerland Still Open to Americans?

Is Switzerland Still Open to Americans?
There are many solid reasons why Switzerland has been and is still an attractive destination for various aspects of internationalization.

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Andorra

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Andorra
Andorra is a popular offshore jurisdiction for banking and possibly expatriation due to its location and the low taxes.

Offshore Banking in Scandinavia

Offshore Banking in Scandinavia
The top reasons to bank in Scandinavia are its financial stability and independence. With neither Denmark, Norway, nor Sweden being tied to USD or EUR or having much exposure to problematic Eurozone countries.

Offshore Jurisdiction Review - Brunei

Offshore Jurisdiction Review - Brunei
Brunei is definitely worth taking a look at if you need an offshore company with strict privacy protection.

The Real Reason Governments Are Killing Financial Privacy

The Real Reason Governments Are Killing Financial Privacy
Why countries worldwide are waging a global war on cash and financial privacy.

Offshore Merchant Accounts and Ecommerce – Q&A

Offshore Merchant Accounts and Ecommerce – Q&A
How an offshore merchant account can help your online business.

Give Your Bank Account (and Yourself) Diplomatic Immunity

Give Your Bank Account (and Yourself) Diplomatic Immunity
Here you'll find actionable advice you can start implementing today, including information on second passports and foreign real estate… moving your gold and IRA overseas… starting up an offshore LLC… investing in foreign annuities… and much, much more.

Your A-Z Guide on Internationalization

Your A-Z Guide on Internationalization
You probably already know something about the avalanche of new laws, taxes, and regulations that are in the works. They are a direct threat to your future prosperity.

Doug Casey on Internationalizing Your Cash

Doug Casey on Internationalizing Your Cash
The time-tested way to protect what's rightfully yours is becoming increasingly difficult, but more urgent than ever.

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