A Guide to Countries without Income Taxes

The idea of living a life free of income taxes is exhilarating, but the reality of achieving it is easily perceived as difficult and inconvenient to the point of being daunting. [NOTE: This article is a chapter in ourComprehensive Guide to Tax Havens.] For example, the first thing you might think to try is taking […]

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How Secure Are Tax Havens?

Scrutiny of offshore banking accounts and financial activities has increased and a variety of national and international organizations are applying pressure to establish treaties and exchange agreements that would eliminate the tax advantages that tax havens provide. Many countries are not happy about the existence of tax havens that lower the amount of money they […]

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A Guide to Offshore Banking and Investments

Offshore accounts: they’re not just a tax reduction strategy for the rich. They can be useful for anyone concerned about their financial future. Rich or not so rich, then, let’s explore some of the possibilities and complications of moving money offshore. [NOTE: This article is a chapter in ourComprehensive Guide to Tax Havens.] The complexity […]

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How to Get a Small Business Loan

There’s something so rewarding about owning your own business, but it can be hard to start and can take a toll on you financially. The good news is that small business loans are available to help you get started and to help grow your business. The extra funds can help you hire new people or […]

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Should You Make Biweekly Mortgage Payments?

Many people dream of living a debt-free life. If you have a mortgage, you can reach your debt-free goal faster by making biweekly mortgage payments. Doing this reduces mortgage interest and allows you to pay off the hefty loan in a shorter amount of time. Before you begin making biweekly mortgage payments, consider the consequences. […]

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The Creation of Money

1 What is Money? How to use money that already exists? That’s easy. How to create money in the first place? That’s more complicated. This article will explain how money comes into existence. It will also explain how the different ways money comes into existence affects its use and abuse. First, a brief definition of […]

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