Keeping the EU Gold in the US

While using gold as collateral for a loan might be uncommon, it is certainly not impossible… especially when it comes from governments who basically consider the yellow metal a relic of more barbaric times. Well, in the strange world we live in, this might not be so far off the mark, as Jeff Thomas explains.

How to Use the Internet in “Stealth Mode”

Thanks to advances in technology, there are now virtually no obstacles holding governments back from monitoring your every move. Kyle Gonzales comments on this chilling development, as well as what you can do to protect yourself.

Hoping for a Sane and Sensible Mania

As the second half of the Greater Depression seems set to begin, fear will dominate the hearts and minds of many. Still, there are ways to endure through the hard times, and indeed, to even improve one’s financial situation. Jeff Thomas considers that age old investment that now makes sense more than ever.

The Best Jurisdictions for Canadians

We get a lot of questions but by far, one of the most common goes something like this: “What is the best overseas jurisdiction for me?” Of course, the answer will depend on a variety of factors – not least of which includes your citizenship and residency, as well as your goals and your personal preferences. Today, Toronto-based tax planning expert, Greg McNally, is here to guide us through some of the options available, specifically tailored to our Canadian readers.

“What if I have no assets to move overseas?”

Recently, a reader posted the following comment at the end of one of our articles: What if you’re not a person with hundreds of thousands of dollars to set up international accounts and businesses in other countries that might be able to withstand the financial meltdown/turmoil of USA? I mean for example if you’re a recent college graduate with only a few dollars in your bank account, is it too late for such a person to get out of dodge?

Internet Resources for the International Man

Clearly, the World Wide Web has changed the way we live, and may be considered a blessing and a curse. The blessing is the instant access to immeasurable amounts of information on every imaginable subject at our fingertips. It’s mind-boggling. The curse is (among other things) not always being able to access that information, for a variety of reasons. No doubt we’ve all experienced the exasperation of not finding what we seek online, frustrated after hours of searching. One must know what questions to ask and where to look.

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