Tuesday , 17 October 2017


Banking

U.S. Gov’t Debt Now $19 Trillion & Counting! Here’s Why You Should Care

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The United States government has now officially accumulated $19 trillion in debt but most of the mainstream new sources that have printed this news still aren't sounding the alarm. After all, what's another $1 trillion in debt when the government can just keep printing? The problem is, however, that the government owes most of this debt to you and, once the government is eventually pushed to default, you're going to be the one on the hook for it.

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Inside Scoop: World Economic Forum To Replace Word “debt” With “agfok”

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This year's World economic Forum proposes adding a new word to the English language motivated by a recognition that the word ‘debt’, as defined by Merriam Webster, implies something that is owed and will be paid back and that his definition is becoming a very Inconvenient Truth for the world’s bankers and politicians. It has been proposed that the word “debt” be replaced with the word “agfok”, an acronym for “A Gift For Our Kids”.

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QE4 Would Be Unconscionable. It Must Not Happen. Here’s Why

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The financial industry & financial news networks have been discussing whether or not the government should be getting involved with more quantitative easing (QE4) in order to slow down or try to prevent the fall in the markets. This idea is unconscionable to us and it absolutely cannot happen. Here's why.

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Europe Introduced Bank “Bail-In” System Jan.1st – Can the U.S. Be Far Behind?

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On January 1st, 2016, a new bail-in system will go into effect for all European banks which means that, if you have more than 100,000 euros in a European bank right now, you are potentially on the hook should that bank go under. In the U.S. the Federal Reserve recently adopted a new rule that limits its ability to lend emergency money to banks. Is that the first step to European style bank "bail-in" legislation being enacted in America?

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Americans Abroad: The Ugly Facts of FACTA

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In 2011, the IRS introduced the Foreign Account Compliance Act, or FACTA to “minimize tax cheats” but in doing so FACTA is making banking - and life in general- painfully difficult for millions of American expats. The affects of FACTA are illustrated in the following infographic.

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