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What Is A Perpetual Tourist? (How Never To Pay Personal Taxes)

There are indeed many ways to legally avoid paying taxes. One approach is to become a perpetual tourist, also known as a perpetual traveler. The basic idea is that by not spending very much time [...]

By |February 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Most Family Businesses Mistakenly Lack Formal Asset Protection Plans

There are a number of ways family members can lose their hard earned wealth. One possibility for loss is frivolous lawsuits. Furthermore, they often take a serious psychological toll. A way for family business owners to potentially [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Two Biggest Mistakes In Setting Up A Single-Family Office

With the boom in private wealth and the rich getting richer, the number of new single-family offices is keeping pace. A consequence of the boom in single-family offices is that a percentage of them are [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Financial Education For Entertainers And Athletes

Malicious or incompetent advisors, neglecting to say “no,” and not grasping the true nature of the business can easily lead celebrities – entertainers and athletes – who have leveraged their talents and drive to create [...]

By |February 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Professional Athletes Often Suffer From Bad Financial Advice

There is a lot of evidence that a majority of professional athletes have severe financial problems including bankruptcy, usually when their sport careers end. There are a number of pronounced reasons for this with getting [...]

By |July 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Downside Of Celebrity

There are considerable benefits to being a celebrity. There is the money, the adulation of fans, and the doors fame opens. There is also the fact that most celebrities are doing something they are very [...]

By |June 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|