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Puerto Rico: Don’t Believe the Hype

Unlike many other advisory services, we take a historical perspective when it comes to supposedly fresh and new ideas.

Precautionary Steps to Protect Against Costa Rican Financial Risks.

As a consequence of inaction, we expect the current large fiscal deficits and increasing debt burden are likely to continue for the next few years. The fiscal deficit has averaged 4.5% of GDP since 2009, largely driven by spending growth, and is expected to reach 5.8% of GDP in 2014 and 6% next year. The high deficits have materially worsened …

The Illusion Of The Value Of The Dollar

If you solely pay attention to the mainstream media headlines you will be so woefully misinformed that you would be better off not reading them at all.

Tenancy Law in Costa Rica

Some time ago I wrote some comments about the new law approved to accelerate the eviction processes in court. Since then, I have gone to court a few times and figured out how is it working in the day-to-day basis.

What Does a Porn Star Have to Do With Your Bank Account?

Among them was blond bombshell Teagan Presley, star of Just Over 18 #10 and more than 70 other porn videos. Chase informed her it had closed her account because she was prominent in the “adult” business.

The Police State Versus The Market

The police state has only grown worse in recent decades and there is a nationwide cover up of the true details about how many police officers kill people each year. Many newspapers have recently reported the number as 400, but I highly doubt this is accurate and it seems to me to be grossly under reported.

The Day that Changed Our World – Exposing The 9/11 Lies

It has now been thirteen years since the largest criminal conspiracy and attack in modern history was planned and carried out by the “Project for a New America” cabal headed up by Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Richard Pearle, Paul Wolfowitz and a number of others on September 11, 2001.

The Mafia Changes The Rules Of Their Extortion Racket When They Like

Yesterday, US Treasury Department Secretary Jacob Lew said that it will decide “in the very near future” if it has the authority to strip tax incentives to American corporations relocating to foreign countries.

Why Burger King’s Expatriation Is The Moral Thing To Do

It was announced last week that Burger King had bought a famous Canadian restaurant franchise known as Tim Horton’s to reduce the amount of taxes they “owe” to the US government.  An upcry arose!

Will This Be The Last Labor Day Workers Can Afford To Escape The US?

Ah, “Labor Day.” A government created day on which those people who work (read: producers) are supposedly celebrated by the people who don’t (government and welfare recipients).  Pat yourselves on the back, entrepreneurs – the parasites love you.

Are You Making This Financial “Mistake”?

Not many people give much thought to the financial standing of the banks to which they entrust money. That’s a mistake. When you deposit money in a bank, you become an unsecured creditor holding an IOU. That IOU is only as good as the financial standing of the bank.

Property Theft in Costa Rica

The idea that somebody would steal your property seems an inconceivable notion. However, in Costa Rica it can and does happen. I will point out how it happens and what you can do to minimize your risk.

Turning America Into a War Zone, Where ‘We the People’ Are the Enemy

“If you don’t want to get shot, tased, pepper-sprayed, struck with a baton or thrown to the ground, just do what I tell you. Don’t argue with me, don’t call me names, don’t tell me that I can’t stop you, don’t say I’m a racist pig, don’t threaten that you’ll sue me and take away my badge.

Costa Rica Rental Property Owners – Beware!

Well, the new assistant to the Tax Guy, Fernando Rodriguez, announced last week that they are going to start tracking down all the rental properties within the borders of Costa Rica, by “looking at web sites and other media tools”…

The Shift Is Happening: Anarchy Goes Mainstream

I have alluded for years that a shift in consciousness is happening and will continue to happen.  Many called me crazy and said that it would never happen.  Well, it’s happening!