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Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, your finances and your prosperity.

Singapore officially bans ‘fake’ news


Singapore is great for a lot of things-- banking, business, trade, etc. But it[...]
  • Simon Black
  • October 18, 2019
  • San Juan

The fastest way to obtain a second passport

Fifteen years ago I began my journey of international diversification.

Just a few months after I sent my documents to the Italian embassy in New York, I received my Italian passport… I remember it like it was yesterday.

My second passport opened up tons of new doors for[...]
  • Simon Black
  • October 17, 2019
  • San Juan

Yesterday I learned about yet another incredible tax incentive

Yesterday, I was looking at commercial properties for an Opportunity Zone investment… and one project in particular is really attractive.

The building itself is inexpensive-- only a couple of million dollars to buy it and a few more to renovate.

Frankly, for a large spacious office building in[...]
  • Simon Black
  • October 16, 2019
  • San Juan

Here’s why the gold price could really soar over the next two years

At some point between the years 1483 and 1485, a Genoese businessman named Cristoffa Corombo had the opportunity to pitch his idea to King John II of Portugal.

This period was the dawn of what historians call the ‘Age of Discovery,’ a time when European explorers sailed all over[...]
  • Simon Black
  • October 14, 2019
  • San Juan

It’s “violence” to mispronounce someone’s name

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? You might want to grab a drink for this one... or take a moment to listen to some soothing meditation music.

Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, finances, and[...]
  • Simon Black
  • October 11, 2019
  • San Juan

Why you shouldn’t be able to drive to your bank

What is your favorite coffee shop or restaurant? Which doctor’s office and dentist do you prefer to go to?

I bet these are all within, say, 15 minutes of your home. That makes sense--who wants to drive three hours to get coffee, or take a plane to their dentist?
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  • Simon Black
  • October 10, 2019
  • San Juan