Are cryptocurrencies the new international tax haven? If you are a Chinese citizen caught in the middle of the American-Sino trade war launched by President Trump in 2017, the answer might be yes. Since 2019, Chinese citizens have digitally spirited over $50 billion in cryptocurrencies out of China into international financial havens via cryptocurrency exchanges. Considering that China is an
We all know or are related to someone who may be an undocumented immigrant. Whatever your political stance, the topic of undocumented immigration has long been a hot button issue. The United States has a long history of immigration tied to its founding and commercial expansion. Yet, we all know how difficult life is for undocumented immigrants in this
I am still working on becoming financially independent, a phrase you may better understand as being, “rich.” One thing that I have learned is that time is a lot more valuable than money. You can spend a lifetime wishing to become rich instead of doing it. Worse, you can spend a lifetime mismanaging your time in a well-meaning but misguided
The problem with dollar stores, besides the cheap merchandise and food that is days or years off their freshness dates, is they allow people to assume bargains are aplenty instead of comparison shopping. The managers behind dollar stores know you will assume their products are a bargain. Or, they know you will conveniently shop there so you don’t have to
Life is short and dreary. So, smile while you still have all or most of your teeth. If you are not taking care of your teeth now, you will have to deal with expensive dental treatments later on. The annual cost of routine dental checkups could cost a few hundred dollars. Have you ever had to pay for veneers, dental
The only people who are more miserable than those who complain about it are those who remain silent. I don’t have to tell you that there is a lot to miserable about today. The coronavirus has changed life irrevocably on a global scale. There has been so much politicization of the issue, but I think that is a distraction.