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Financial Martial Law

America has seen plenty of crises before. But this time is different…

The Second Half of the Pincer

As the governments of the former “free” world unravel, they’ll introduce capital controls.

They’re Bringing Back Feudalism… and Nobody Seems to Notice

Overzealous governments have been attacking privacy for decades. Now, they’re within striking distance of killing it once and for all.

The Worst Law Most Americans Have Never Heard Of

As history shows, when an economy collapses it usually follows a certain order of progression. Here is where the U.S. is right now…

This is How Tax Havens Restrain the Greed of Politicians

Statists thinks low-tax nations should be forced to surrender their sovereignty to help high-tax nations prop up their inefficient welfare states.

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.

FATCA: “The Worst Law Nobody Has Ever Heard Of,” Part II

In the second and final part of this article we explore how FATCA has been absolutely devastating to “accidental Americans” who had no idea about their tax reporting obligations.

Financial Repression Is Financial Authoritarianism

Financial repression is a devious tactic that heavily indebted governments inevitably turn to.

FATCA: “The Worst Law Nobody Has Ever Heard Of,” Part I

That so few people understand FATCA is perhaps not surprising. Often, otherwise offensive government actions and institutions are given dull and opaque names to obfuscate their true purpose.

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.

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.

How TIEAs and Requests for Financial Information Work

The threat to your financial privacy from a worldwide system of automatic exchange of information is very real. This is informally known as GATCA and is based on the atrocious FATCA law.

This Could Destroy the Lives of Millions

Dual American-Canadian citizens are finding themselves in a serious bind due to FATCA, which has been dubbed “the worst law that Americans have never heard of.”

Privacy Versus Secrecy

The very idea that the individual has a natural-born right to his privacy and basic freedoms flies in the face of the collectivist ideal.

FATCA: A Tool of the Electronic Surveillance State

In light of sweeping revelations about the email, telephone, and internet surveillance activities of the NSA, it’s time to take a look at FATCA’s implications for personal electronic privacy and the growing power of the US intelligence agencies’ global surveillance state.

The Devolution of Financial Privacy

It’s no surprise to anyone paying attention that the pace in which financial privacy is evolving worldwide is accelerating. And unfortunately for the worse.

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.

The Real Reason Governments Are Killing Financial Privacy

Why countries worldwide are waging a global war on cash and financial privacy.

A New “Global Standard” Takes Shape

Why would the US government go through all the enormous trouble of implementing FATCA if it’s going to bring in a meager amount of money? Plus, the International Man weekly update.

An Avalanche of New Regulations You Need to Know About

There is an avalanche on the horizon. It will bury you alive unless you take steps to protect yourself (i.e. second passport, offshore bank account). Plus, the International Man weekly update.

When the Window Closes for Americans

Something I think you can plan your life around is the eventuality of the US government imposing capital controls and other restrictive measures.

Will Russia and China Slay the FATCA Beast?

What the International Man needs to know this week, recent articles and news, the best internationalization sources on the web, and more.

China & FATCA Overreach

What the International Man needs to know this week, recent articles and news, the best internationalization sources on the web, and more.

Are More Americans Reaching Their Breaking Point?

What the International Man needs to know this week, recent articles and news, the best internationalization sources on the web, and more.

The Grip Gets Tighter, IRS Finalizes FATCA

What the International Man needs to know this week, recent articles and news, the best internationalization sources on the web, and more.