Dear Bill, I have long been an admirer of yours. It began back in 2003 when I first received a copy of your report on MBIA questioning its triple-A status. Though a lot of the content and terminology contained in it was unfamiliar and difficult … [Continue reading] about A LETTER TO BILL ACKMAN
The precipitous drop in oil prices creates a huge, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for every person or group that is fighting the energy industry over environmental issues. Before I reveal what that opportunity is, let me tell you that I followed and … [Continue reading] about LOW OIL PRICES ARE A HUGE ENVIRONMENTAL OPPORTUNITY
No one is going to sing Kumbaya for someone earning $200,000, $400,000, $600,000 a year, but that doesn't mean you lay down and accept the pummeling. Before I get to an action plan, I'm going to sum up the "Crushing of the Upper-Middle Class" (UMC) … [Continue reading] about WHAT IS TO BE DONE?
Woe be he who decides to die in NYC. Though the reality is many people choose to move to low inheritance tax states for lifestyle purposes, why should one feel compelled to not live where they want to at the end of their lives? Sadly, there's one … [Continue reading] about THE ESTATE TAX PT II: THE STATES TAKE THEIR POUND OF FLESH TOO. PLUS OTHER SMALL INDIGNITIES.
Just when you think you have gotten through that last hurdle and finally vaulted your genes out of the upper middle class and into the truly wealthy, they crush you with estate taxes. Though this tirade is really for the upper part of the upper … [Continue reading] about THE ESTATE TAX DEATH BLOW