The Estate Tax: America’s Cyprus-like Wealth Confiscation

The government of the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus came up with a great idea to bail itself out of impending bankruptcy: It would seize 40% of the money that wealthy people had “safely” deposited in their bank accounts. That type of thing could never happen here in the U.S., right? Continue Reading ->

Sequestration: Time for the President and Congress to Quit Playing Games

Nearly 60 days after the last Washington, DC-manufactured crisis called the “Fiscal Cliff,” we’re staring at a deadline to stop another manufactured crisis called “sequestration.” What is sequestration? And what does it really mean for you and me? Continue Reading ->