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The Secret Meeting That Accelerated the War on Cash

The Secret Meeting That Accelerated the War on Cash
Suddenly, there’s this big acceleration to eliminate cash…

Your Gold Is Only as Good as Where You Store It

Storing physical gold offshore is one of the most prudent decisions a smart investor can make.

Not Just for the Rich—How, Where, and Why to Diversify

Not Just for the Rich—How, Where, and Why to Diversify
You don’t necessarily need to leave your home country to achieve international diversification. You can do a lot of things from your living room.

Switzerland’s Struggle Against Fiscal Imperialism

Switzerland’s Struggle Against Fiscal Imperialism
Recently I spoke with Roland Meier, who has been a Swiss banker for decades. Roland and I touch on some important topics, including the US’s assault on the Swiss banking system, GATCA, and attempts to create a centralized one-world government.

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Switzerland

Offshore Jurisdiction Review: Switzerland
Switzerland has long been and still is the world's top offshore banking jurisdiction.

Top UBS Banker Not Guilty Of Tax Evasion, Big Blow To Offshore Crackdown

Forbes |
Raoul Weil was clearly a political prisoner.

Tina Turner Talks About Becoming Swiss

YouTube |
Singer had previously renounced US citizenship.

The Best Countries to be Born In

The Economist |
The Economist attempts to measure the best country to be born in using a variety of subjective and objective factors.

The Best Countries for Retirement

Natixis |
The report called the Natixis Global Retirement Index, places certain European countries far ahead of the US in areas like health, finances, quality of life, and material well-being.

The World’s Cleanest Countries

Yale |
Researchers at Yale and Columbia universities rank 163 countries on 25 indicators, including water and air quality, greenhouse gas emissions and the impact of the environment on the health of the population.

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.

Switzerland to Automatically Share Financial Data

Financial Times |
Switzerland has pledged automatically to hand the details of foreign bank accounts to other countries.

Internationalizing Your Website’s Server

Internationalizing Your Website’s Server
You can obtain political diversification benefits for yourself and your business by spreading your digital presence across multiple friendly jurisdictions. One of the most important parts of doing that is internationalizing your website's server.

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.

Has Switzerland Really Caved to US Pressure?

Has Switzerland Really Caved to US Pressure?
Nick Giambruno speaks with Frank Suess about why Switzerland is still a top choice for internationalization and the implications of the latest financial information exchange deal with the US.

A Bad Week for Switzerland

A Bad Week for Switzerland
The Wegelin case will serve as a sobering example to business owners around the world of the consequences that can occur if you do not comply with the onerous and costly regulations concerning American clients.

Tina Turner Dumps US Passport, Becomes Swiss

Tina Turner Dumps US Passport, Becomes Swiss
The most interesting part of this story is that she is not required to renounce, Switzerland and the US allow dual citizenship. It was her choice to renounce, and that choice has serious costs - but benefits that outweigh them.

A Yank in the Land of the Yodel (Part 2)

A Yank in the Land of the Yodel (Part 2)
Last week, we began a conversation with Scott Schamber, an expat who left Wisconsin to establish a life in the mountainous land of Switzerland. Today, we'll conclude the discussion with some remarks on who would be best suited for this Alpine environment, the biggest advantages the country can offer to would-be residents, and ending with some wise words of advice for would-be expats.

A Yank in the Land of the Yodel (Part 1)

A Yank in the Land of the Yodel (Part 1)
About a month ago, I was in Switzerland and had an opportunity to share a meal with the team at BFI - a Zurich-area asset management and consulting company specializing in helping foreigners access the Swiss banking and insurance system. Over lunch, I got to know Scott Schamber, the Head of their Client Advisory Team. It turns out Scott is an American expat who first moved to Switzerland 10 years ago after falling in love and getting married to a Swiss national.

Do this before you move your money overseas

Over the past two weeks, we've been speaking with Frank Suess, CEO of the Swiss-based wealth planning and management firm, BFI Capital, as well as the leader of the increasingly popular gold storage program Global Gold. Let's continue...

Why Switzerland?

Today, we're going to continue the interview we started last week with Frank Suess, CEO of BFI Capital, Swiss-based wealth planning and management service, as well as the leader of the increasingly popular gold storage program Global Gold. In this interview, exclusive to International Man, Frank will share details of the company's services including Global Gold, as well as a wealth of knowledge over decades of experience in the industry. Let's continue...

“Is it advisable to open an account in a small bank in Switzerland, rather than one with branches in

“Is it advisable to open an account in a small bank in Switzerland, rather than one with branches in
“Is it advisable to open an account in a small bank in Switzerland, rather than one with branches in other countries of the EU due to the 30% with-holding tax?"

Interview with an International Man Wealth Advisor

Interview with an International Man Wealth Advisor
At its core, International Man is designed to be a community of like-minded people who come together and converse on all topics related to the internationalization process. One member is Steve Abramowicz, a Seattle-based wealth advisor to high net worth individuals across the United States. He has also internationalized himself and his family to a great degree.

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