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Addison WigginHealth Care Costs: Still the Pig in the Federal Python

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Right now, health care makes up about 25% of the federal budget. A scary statistic to be sure... But here's an even scarier one: health care's portion of the federal budget doubles roughly every 20 years. Yikes! Addison Wiggin explains why this is and what needs to change to prevent health care from taking up half the federal budget. Read on...


Addison WigginOne World, One Bank, One Currency

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After the 2008 financial crisis, little could be heard over the deafening cries of "mission accomplished." And while the Fed's massive QE program seemed to work, the question remains: for how long? Addison Wiggin explains why the next round of QE will fail miserably, paving the way for the IMF to step in with something called "special drawing rights." Read on...


Addison WigginThe Day the US Refused to Pay Its Debts

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In 1944, leaders from all over the world met in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire to establish an international monetary policy. But it was not to last. The U.S. had other plans, and with the help of Richard Nixon, ushered in an era of easy money so dangerous, it now threatens to collapse the entire global monetary system. Addison Wiggin explains...


Addison WigginOne ETF to Play Asymmetric Warfare

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Almost one year ago, substation telephone cables were maliciously cut in San Jose, CA. In 20 minutes, 17 transformers were knocked out. A year on, similar threats have cropped up. Today, Addison Wiggin explains why these threats are so serious for the safety of the global economy... and shows you one way to play it...


Addison WigginThe Quickest, Easiest Way to Store Your Wealth Overseas

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Over the years, the feds have made it increasingly difficult for you to maintain any semblance of financial freedom. So today, Addison Wiggin details one strategy that will go a long way to keeping them at bay, and allow you to keep more of your hard-earned money in the process. Read on...


Addison Wiggin3 Ways to Identify Your Own Private American Oasis

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No matter where you live in the US, it seems like some federal employee has his hand on your wallet. That said, not all states are created equal in that regard. And so today, Addison Wiggin details which states offer you the least intrusive options when it comes to dealing with the various levels of government. Read on...


Addison WigginCash-In on the Long-Term Trend in Farmland

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"Buy land," the old saying goes, "they're not making it anymore." Of course, there's more to it than that. But if you look closely at some of the disturbing trends in US farmland, you'll find that this could be some of the best investment advice you get all year. Addison Wiggin has the full story...


Addison WigginAnother Brick in the “Virtual Berlin Wall”

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The law snuck onto the books three years ago... but it hit its stride one week ago exactly. It's called FATCA - and even if you don't own overseas assets it will behoove you to keep tabs on it. It only spells more government control over your capital. Read on as Addison gives you the full details and three solutions to combat the trend...


Addison WigginA Retirement Haven Where You’d Least Expect It

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Whether you want a great travel destination, a unique place to retire or an under-the-radar investment opportunity, Nicaragua has everything you're looking for. Today, Addison Wiggin explains why this Central American gem is such a desirable location for so many people, and for so many different reasons. Read on...


Addison WigginPrepare for the Death of the Petrodollar

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The entire world relies on the U.S. dollar to purchase oil... for now. But as the U.S. begins to wean itself off of its need for foreign oil, the rest of the world will start to wonder why it needs U.S. dollars at all. And that's when things will get interesting... especially when it comes to establishing the NEXT world reserve currency. Addison Wiggin explains...