Asset and Wealth Protection
Personal Liberty focuses on conservative Americans who understand the importance of independent thought in the quest to grow and protect their financial assets, and are seeking to achieve financial freedom.
Politicians love to claim that they plan to create jobs during campaign seasons— even if they aren’t always able offer a clear plan. But, according to the results of survey of the actual job creators who run the Nation’s small businesses, formulating one should be pretty simple: do away with ridiculous licensing requirements and minimize […]
This essay, written by Frank Shostak, was originally published at Mises.org. Most commentators are of the view that the massive monetary pumping of the Fed during 2008 prevented a major economic disaster. The yearly rate of growth of the Fed’s balance sheet jumped from 3.9 percent in January 2008 to 150.9 percent by December of […]
Let’s take a quick trip through some key parts of the tax code to learn ways to increase your after-tax returns from mutual funds. Of course, what we’re going to discuss in this visit applies to mutual funds held in taxable accounts, not to funds held in qualified retirement plans.
I, and other people need to know where it’s best to live, not in the cities for sure.
What is it like in the farthest down east of Maine?
Why do you live in Alabama?
Olive Branch, Miss.
Some of the most serious threats to financial independence are often overlooked. Yet a few simple actions can avoid large losses from these risks. In addition, you can reduce substantially your out-of-pocket expenses when you pay attention to these neglected issues.
On the surface, the economic atmosphere of the U.S. has appeared rather calm and uneventful. Stocks are up, employment isn’t great but jobs aren’t collapsing into the void (at least not openly), and the U.S. dollar seems to be going strong. Peel away the thin veneer, however, and a different financial horror show is revealed.
The turmoil in long-term care insurance continues. In recent years, a number of insurers raised premiums substantially on existing policies or exited the market. A year ago, it appeared things would stabilize after the shakeout, but a new round of premium hikes and policy changes is taking place.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has been postponed from July 1 until Jan. 1, 2016. This is good news in many ways for both those with assets they wish to internationalize as well as for the dollar and the U.S. banking system itself, but in many ways the damage has already been done.
On July 1st of this year, Title V of the Obama Administration’s HR Bill #2847, known as FATCA, goes into effect.
What will this mean to me, an average citizen, age 62… living on retirement and social security. I have heard so many diffent stories. What do I do? How do I prepare? Is there anyway that I can keep what little money I have safe?? Help!
Identity theft isn’t making the headlines it did a few years ago. Yet it’s still a problem. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that annually about 9 million Americans have their identities stolen, and this costs consumers about $5 billion.