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THE LONG TERM VALUE OF GOLD

The other thing to figure is that in places like the USA, there is a substantial income or cap-gains tax to pay on any paper money gains on gold — or almost anything else except your personal residence!

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PT INTERNET MARKETING – WHO WINS, WHO LOSES?

The biggest & most successful marketer of all is the Bill Bonner Group- International Living, Sovereign Society and a dozen other newsletters promoting such things as exclusive membership only discussion groups, empty lots in Nicaragua and other swell products.

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PASSIVE INVESTMENTS ARE ONLY FOR SUCKERS

When interest rates tanked as they did recently in last 10 years, their incomes often became less than the service charges of their trustee banks. Over the years, quite a few AAA rated bonds and money funds went under (defaulted) or became junk bonds. That put a dent in their capital, but it was inflation that went on and on, grinding away inexorably — decreasing their purchasing power.

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Economics Lesson by Gary North as reprinted in Lew Rockwell

Grandpa says: Yes, it makes perfect sense. In Economics 101 you learn about the ‘velocity of money’ theory and that is why the stimulus package has worked pretty well so far and, in the end, for the most part, won’t cost “future generations” anything.

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THE RISK OF LOSING U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND / OR RENOUNCING

In Sweden or Singapore and a few other places, for instance, a condition of getting local citizenship may be formally renouncing any other citizenships. For U.S. citizens in Sweden and many other countries, producing the government-issued certificate accepting renunciation is required. Note however, such renunciations may in some cases, if properly handled, be later rescinded.

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New Citizenship in Singapore – Singapore wants new citizens!

Our Singapore contact offers complete hand holding process for a mostly contingent fee of 26,000$ us per person . This includes getting a local driving license, bank accounts, credit cards, etc. Everything totally legal. As English is an official language, you are lucky- you wont need to learn the lingua fraca à Chinese.

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THE IRS PUT ME IN JAIL FOR LIFE. NO CRIMINAL CHARGES, NO TRIAL

“The USA Government has made a determination that you owe income tax on income recently earned while in the USA. You publicly said you were going to leave the country. The authorities then asked me to issue a writ prohibiting you from leaving until you have made you have paid all taxes due. To this end, the marshals have taken your passport. You have been brought before me to answer a few questions. Will you give truthful answers?”

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GOLD, GOLD COINS, & GOVERNMENT CONFISCATIONS

My guess is that AU and CHF will stay in relatively close alignment for the next few years, with CHF probably outperforming gold slightly. This is only because a strong currency earns interest, and it is more useful, i.e. It can be more easily transported, wire-transferred, etc.

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#33 HOW TO ACHIEVE PRIVACY IN OFFSHORE FINANCIAL DEALINGS

(Grandpa “timeless” Letters are written before 2010). Storing wealth or taking in trade collectible coins, jewelry, old oriental rugs, small collectibles, gold bars, gemstones, antique watches, rare stamps – all that is OK if you want to be into those things as a business. You will need to know values and that takes a lot of time, effort and hard-to-gain expertise. Of course, you don’t have liquidity.

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#32 Why Grandpa Is A Male Chauvinist

(Grandpa “timeless” Letters are written before 2010). I am single young woman of means who is equally interested in Grandpa’s ideology. Perhaps you should appeal to a wider market, say one that includes the other half of the population?

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