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The Eight-State Suicide Pact is advancing quickly…

By the early 300s AD, ancient Rome’s population was in significant decline. Modern historians haven’t nailed down a precise number for Rome’s population— and estimates vary— but the clear consensus is that population peaked in the first or second century AD, and then began a rapid fall. We know the reasons why. Roman

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So you’re telling me there’s a chance…

As a member of the Boards of Directors of several companies, I regularly attend board meetings to help oversee and guide businesses. One company in our portfolio is run by some very sharp and talented young guys who have created one of the first metaverse advertising companies. It’s growing rapidly, and they’re even

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Italy Golden Visa Changes 2023

A potential property option for Italy’s Golden Visa program in 2023?

When discussing the best places to live or retire in Europe, it’s impossible to overlook Italy. Boasting gorgeous landscapes, friendly people, a rich cultural history as well as reasonable living costs – especially in its southern regions – Italy is a fantastic lifestyle destination. Renowned as the home of La Dolce Vita –

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They finally figured out how to lower inflation!

We all know that inflation has been well above the Federal Reserve’s target rate of 2% for nearly two years now. It peaked at over 9% last June and has remained stubbornly high since then. But it seems like the bureaucrats have finally found a way to reduce inflation. No, it has nothing

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What does this look like 10 years from now?

On March 2, 1629, after years of escalating tensions with his own government, King Charles I of England dissolved parliament and ordered all the politicians to go home. He was only in the fourth year of his reign, but Charles was already a very unpopular king. One of his worst habits was frequently

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The one thing that Ron DeSantis and Greta Thunberg agree on

On January 24, 1971, a Swiss-German university professor managed to raise money from the European Commission to fund his new idea— he wanted to start a business conference that would become a major global brand. He secured the funding and held the first conference the following month in the tiny Swiss town of

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Thailand Elite Visa Program 2023: What are the Pros and Cons?

Thailand, for decades, has been a bucket list destination for backpackers, retirees and long-term travelers. Yet in terms of its long-term visa options, the choices used to be limited. Fortunately, the arrival of the Thailand Elite visa program in 2003 changed all of that. Let’s have a look at the program’s pros and

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The easiest 833x return you will ever make

At precisely 8:13PM eastern time on the evening of October 28, 2003, a lonely 19-year old schoolboy took to the Internet to complain about the latest love interest who had left him dejected and angry. “Jessica,” he wrote to the precisely zero people who paid attention to his LiveJournal blog, “is a bitch.

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Challenge and Response

By the third century AD, it was hard to imagine Rome being in worse condition. Historians literally refer to this period in Roman history as the Crisis of the Third Century. And it was brutal. Roman citizens couldn’t believe what they were experiencing… it was incomprehensible to them that their fatherland had become

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Turkey CBI Changes 2023

Important new changes to Turkey’s CBI Program for 2023

For the past five years, Turkey’s Citizenship By Investment (CBI) program has enjoyed massive popularity, despite a 2022 price increase to $400K on the RE option. Yet in 2023, there are a number of important new program changes to be aware of. Let’s get into the details below… Turkey is a phenomenal country

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