Will Police Protect You?

I’ve posted enough on police lately — I post this story not so much as a criticism of police (although it seems a solid chance they could have done better) but to address the myth of “When you need them to help you then you won’t be complaining about cops dude” In reality they ARE Continue Reading →

How to Secure Bitcoin with Paper Wallets

1) take an old junk laptop 2) go to bitcoinpaperwallets.com and download the pages 3) take the computer offline and never go online again 4) print a mess of wallets – make two copies of every wallet 5) use the feature called BIP 38 — this allows a password – make sure you have the Continue Reading →

Crimes and State Revenue Generation

Low level crimes like jaywalking and loitering are used by government to get people into their system and generate revenue. Go to any courthouse in any town and you’ll see dozens perhaps hundreds of people there for very minor infractions. People who can afford to pay the fine are often not charged to begin with. Continue Reading →

What do the Super Wealthy Want from You

I have this unusual job that has caused me to end up meeting about 90 members of the top 150 on the Forbes list…. One thing that might surprise people who have never met the ultra wealthy is how much they love when others succeed. They really want you to make it, they want to Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Access and Global Poverty

Some say that poor people should not be involved in #Bitcoin because of the risks and volatility. It is true that Bitcoin is volatile and could go to zero and investors could lose every penny. People should not risk what they cannot afford to lose and poor people can’t afford any loss. It’s also true Continue Reading →

Accredited Investors

Want to invest in the same stuff rich people do? Well, if you are not rich already the answer is often “Too bad”. In the investment business we have a concept called “accredited investor” it means that certain investments can only be bought by people with a high net worth or high income. Often these Continue Reading →

Nothing can do what Bitcoin can

With Bitcoin I can carry $50,000 in my wallet in paper form with a password protecting it. I can load that $50,000 onto a phone and instantly transfer it to anyone in the world for a fee of a couple pennies. The paper wallet cannot be hacked. If I lose it I can keep one Continue Reading →

Business Tips from the Inner Circle

I have a client who is one of the top global business people and has Forbes list level wealth. I’m always trying to learn from him. I think the one most clear trait he has is the ability to filter out noise and nonsense. He doesn’t waste time, doesn’t spend time with anyone other than Continue Reading →

ISIS and the Definition of a “Caliphate”

A “caliphate” is Islamic Empire led by a political and religious leader known as the “Caliph” the first major Caliphate was the Rashidun Caliphate in 632, the last one was the Ottoman Caliphate which started in 1453, nearly half a century before Columbus’s journey. The IS / ISIS / ISIL forces calling themselves a “Caliphate” Continue Reading →

Police in THIER own words

Police in THIER OWN WORDS from THIS WEEK ONLY. – “The officer was behaving properly by using text and email” department response when Deputy Andrew Wood killed a bicyclist and former Napster COO while the Deputy texting and using email while driving – “We will not cover the medical bills” response in Habersham County for Continue Reading →