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The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Mak...
by , Gabriel Zucman

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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<p><strong>America’s runaway inequality has an engine: our unjust tax system.</strong></p><br /><p>Even as they became fabulously wealthy, the ultra-rich have had their taxes collapse to levels last seen in the 1920s. Meanwhile, working-class Americans have been asked to pay more. <em>The Triumph of Injustice</em> presents a forensic investigation into this dramatic transformation, written by two economists who revolutionized the study of inequality. Eschewing anecdotes and case studies, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman offer a comprehensive view of America’s tax system, based on new statistics covering all taxes paid at all levels of government. Their conclusion? For the first time in more than a century, billionaires now pay lower tax rates than their secretaries.</p><br /><p>Blending history and cutting-edge economic analysis, and writing in lively and jargon-free prose, Saez and Zucman dissect the deliberate choices (and sins of indecision) that have brought us to today: the gradual exemption of capital owners; the surge of a new tax avoidance industry, and the spiral of tax competition among nations. With clarity and concision, they explain how America turned away from the most progressive tax system in history to embrace policies that only serve to compound the wealth of a few.</p><br /><p>But <em>The Triumph of Injustice</em> is much more than a laser-sharp analysis of one of the great political and intellectual failures of our time. Saez and Zucman propose a visionary, democratic, and practical reinvention of taxes, outlining reforms that can allow tax justice to triumph in today’s globalized world and democracy to prevail over concentrated wealth.</p><br /><p>A pioneering companion website allows anyone to evaluate proposals made by the authors, and to develop their own alternative tax reform at taxjusticenow.org.</p>
Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement: The Secret to Freedom, Fle...
by Rachel Richards

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English

Pages

232

Publication Date

November 12, 2019

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<h3><em><strong>Two million dollars.</strong></em></h3><p>That's how much money anyone under age 40 will need to accumulate to retire. That often means working 40-hour-weeks and penny-pinching your whole life. How else could you save a cool $2 mil?</p><p>Finance guru, former financial advisor, and Amazon bestselling author of <em>Money Honey</em>, Rachel Richards has one goal in mind: teaching you everything you need to know to become financially free earlier than you ever thought possible. <strong>At age 27, Rachel quit her job and retired, living off $10,000+ per month in passive income streams</strong>. Let her show you how to do it at any age—it's never too late.</p><p>What is passive income? Passive income is earned with little to no ongoing work. It's no get-rich-quick scheme, but once your passive income exceeds your expenses, you are set for life.</p><h4><u><strong>In a refreshingly realistic how-to guide, Rachel serves up 28 tried and true passive income stream models, helping you to:</strong></u></h4><ul><li><strong>Achieve "Financial Independence, Retire Early" without penny-pinching</strong></li><li><strong>Create consistent, long-term residual income (the non-multi-level-marketing way), so you can live life on your terms</strong></li><li><strong>Have the flexibility to work when, where, and if you want</strong></li><li><strong>Say "goodbye" to your 9-5, and create a life you totally love</strong></li><li><strong>Eliminate your money stresses and fears</strong></li></ul><p>Rachel supplements boatloads of research and personal expertise by interviewing well-known experts! You'll hear directly from big names such as <em><strong>HAL ELROD, BOBBY HOYT, DAVID OSBORN, HONORÉE CORDER,</strong></em> and more!</p><p><u><strong>Hal Elrod</strong></u> is the internationally bestselling author of The Miracle Morning<em>™</em> Series, which has been translated into 37 languages and has impacted over 2,000,000 people's lives!</p><p><u><strong>Bobby Hoyt</strong></u> is a former high school band director and the founder of Millennial Money Man. He now makes six figures per month from his blog, online courses, and recurring revenue!</p><p><u><strong>David Osborn</strong></u> is a multi-millionaire real estate mogul who started out broke and unemployed at age 26, only to become one of the most successful real estate franchise owners in the world!</p><p><u><strong>Honorée Corder</strong></u> has written over 50 books. She teaches the You Must Write a Book Live Coaching Course and is an executive book coach!</p><p><u><strong>Doug Skipworth</strong></u> is the co-founder and principal broker at Crestcore Realty, which manages 2,500 properties in Tennessee. He personally owns hundreds of rentals!</p><p><u><strong>Thom Shepherd</strong></u> is a CMA of Texas Songwriter of the Year and has written five #1 singles!</p><p>If you regularly feel the Sunday Scaries or always dread getting up for work in the morning, this book is for you. This book is for the college student already dreading the 9-5 life that waits him upon graduating; the couple who would rather spend their time doing what they want, instead of slaving away for their employers every day; and the single parent who is barely scraping by.</p><p><em>Regardless of your WHY, passive income could be your HOW.</em><br /></p><p>Join the thousands of people who have already found success with these strategies. Applicable in 2019, 2020, and beyond, <em>Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement</em> is the gift that keeps on giving. Get it for yourself, for a Christmas gift, or to jumpstart a New Year's Resolution.</p><p>Complete beginner or not, by the end of P<em>assive Income, Aggressive Retirement</em>, you'll know exactly what it takes and how to get started. <strong>Passive income is real and attainable for everyone, even you. Are you ready to join the movement?</strong></p>
Tax-Free Wealth: How to Build Massive Wealth by Permanently Lower...
by Tom Wheelwright

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English

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September 01, 2018

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After 31 years… Major Tax Reform — and what it means to you True overhaul of the tax law only happens about once every 30 years. In the past 75 years, the U.S. tax law has only seen three major revisions; one in 1954, the next in 1986 and most recently at the end of 2017. I have been fortunate as a tax professional to be heavily involved in the last two reforms. In 1986, I was a manager in the National Tax Department (NTD) of Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst Young). My primary responsibility during my three years there was to create, teach and administer tax courses to the Firm’s U.S. tax professionals. Just as I arrived in the summer of 1985, I discovered that much of NTD’s resources were being devoted to following the tax reform bill that had been introduced that year. This gave me, as a young tax professional, some amazing insight into the legislative process as well as the horse trading for tax reform. President Reagan wanted two things; simplicity (the 1985 act was call the Tax Simplification Act of 1985) and he wanted it to be revenue neutral (no net increase to the deficit). It took another year before bill was finally passed as the Tax Reform Act of 1986. (Simplicity took a back seat to other goals of the reform.) In 1986 the big winners from tax reform were individuals, with significantly lower tax rates, insurance companies (who got by relatively unscathed) and businesses. The big loser was real estate investors (the passive loss rules were used as a last-ditch effort to make a “revenue-neutral” bill. The result a few years later was the Savings and Loan debacle accompanied by a massive real estate depression and the government bailing out real estate through the RTC (Resolution Trust Corporation). Fast forward 31 years to 2017. President Trump had promised economic stimulus and had stumbled out of the blocks with the failure to repeal ObamaCare. Everyone thought tax reform would take two years to complete like it had in 1985-1986. Instead, the Republican-controlled Congress was able to use slick procedural rules to pass major tax reform in record time (less than three months from start to finish). The result was a bill the consequences of which and application of which are still largely unknown. Known are the clear winners and losers. Losers include employees with lost deductions for moving, investment expenses and reductions in home mortgage interest and state income tax deductions. Winners include big corporations, with a major tax reduction from 35% to big corporations, with a major tax reduction from 35% to 21%, small businesses, with a 20% net income deduction, and real estate, with major depreciation incentives and the 20% net income deduction given to other small businesses. The key to remember is that very few people had the chance to influence this legislation. Everyone has the same chance to take advantage of the windfalls given to the winners. Employees can choose to be independent contractors and receive the 20% small business deduction. Service professionals who were left out of the 20% deduction can now become C corporations and reduce their tax rate to 21%. Investors who received tax benefits from the costs of investing in the stock market can either begin investing in real estate, with its massive tax benefits, or invest through their Roth IRA or Roth 401(k) and avoid tax altogether on the income and gains from their investments. Tax-Free Wealth is about using the tax law the way it’s meant to be used – as a series of incentives to do what the government wants you to do. This Second Edition incorporates some ideas of how to use the new incentives. The reality is that the incentives don’t really change that much. The government still wants businesses to hire employees, so businesses receive tax benefits for doing so. The government still wants investors to provide housing for renters (even more so now), so real estate investors receive large tax breaks for following through on the government’s goals....
Estate Planning, 5E (Idiot's Guides)
by Stephen Maple

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English

Pages

352

Publication Date

August 09, 2016

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<p>Anyone with assets and heirs needs a will to determine what will happen to their property and plan for the welfare of their children should they pass away unexpectedly. As people age, they tend to think more seriously about having a will and planning their estates, to make it easier for their heirs, and to give them the maximum amount of money possible. <i>Idiot's Guides: Estate Planning, Fifth Edition </i>makes it easy to understand all the issues surrounding estates. In it, you get:</p><p>- An introduction to the important concepts of estate planning and how to get started on a plan.<br />- Valuing your property and assets and how you own it, including businesses and self-employment issues.<br />- Getting the most from life insurance, pensions, and retirement savings.<br />- Creating a will and trusts, and learning how probate works.<br />- Looking after minor children in the event of your death, planning for special situations such as divorce and bankruptcy, and avoiding family feuds over inheritance.<br />- Everything you need to know about taxes: estate, gift, state and federal income--and how to ensure that your heirs get the assets you have intended for them.<br />- Planning for retirement, including Social Security benefits, power of attorney, and health care directives.</p>
Think And Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill

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English

Pages

173

Publication Date

August 25, 2019

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Think and Grow Rich is a motivational personal development and self-help book written by Napoleon Hill and inspired by a suggestion from Scottish-American businessman Andrew Carnegie. While the title implies that this book deals only with how to get rich, the author explains that the philosophy taught in the book can be used to help people succeed in all lines of work and to do or be almost anything they want
The Private Equity Playbook: Management's Guide to Working with P...
by Adam Coffey

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English

Pages

186

Publication Date

February 26, 2019

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Private equity firms are on the rise and rapidly changing the game. Today more than 5,500 P.E. firms own tens of thousands of companies, so it is essential for CEOs and senior management executives to understand exactly how private equity firms operate. This invaluable resource can help you devise a winning P.E. game plan for your own company that offers you greater freedom and financial success.<br /> <br />CEO Adam Coffey has almost twenty years of experience building businesses for private equity companies. In this authoritative yet approachable handbook, he covers:<br /><br />· The history and landscape of private equity<br />· Ground rules for finding the right firm to partner with<br />· Techniques for navigating the new governance<br />· Strategies for continued growth in the private equity space<br />· And more.<br /><br />The Private Equity Playbook provides all the coaching you’ll need to compete and win on this new playing field.
The Power of Zero, Revised and Updated: How to Get to the 0% Tax ...
by David McKnight

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English

Pages

145

Publication Date

September 04, 2018

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<b>OVER 180,000 COPIES IN PRINT, WITH A NEW CHAPTER ON THE 2018 TAX CUTS.<br /><br /><b>There's a massive freight train bearing down on the average American investor, and it's coming in the form of higher taxes. </b></b><br /><br />The United States Government has made trillions of dollars in unfunded promises for programs like Social Security and Medicare--and the only way to deliver on these promises is to raise taxes. Some experts have even suggested that tax rates will need to double, just to keep our country solvent. Unfortunately, if you're like most Americans, you've saved the majority of your retirement assets in tax-deferred vehicles like 401(k)s and IRAs. If tax rates go up, how much of your hard-earned money will you really get to keep? <br /><br />In THE POWER OF ZERO, McKnight provides a concise, step-by-step roadmap on how to get to the 0% tax bracket by the time you retire, effectively eliminating tax rate risk from your retirement picture. Now, in this expanded edition, McKnight has updated the book with a new chapter on the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, showing readers how to navigate the new tax law in its first year of being in effect, and how they can extend the life of their retirement savings by taking advantage of it now. <br /><br />The day of reckoning is fast approaching. Are you ready to do what it takes to experience the power of zero?
Nomad Capitalist: How to Reclaim Your Freedom with Offshore Bank ...
by Andrew Henderson

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English

Pages

286

Publication Date

April 09, 2018

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<p>The world has changed forever. <br /></p><ul><li>Governments have expanded their reach over their citizens’ lives, <br /></li><li>Power is being consolidated by an elite few, and <br /></li><li>The world economy has become more volatile and unpredictable. </li></ul><p>Meanwhile, the internet, a globalizing world economy, and the emergence of the developing world present opportunities to anyone willing to make simple changes to their life. </p><p>Geography is no longer a limitation for those willing to follow Andrew Henderson’s ‘Five Magic Words’ and <strong>“Go where you’re treated best.” </strong></p><p>As the world’s most sought-after expert on offshore tax planning, second passports, and global citizenship - cited by the BBC, Bloomberg, Elite Daily and more - Andrew has condensed his last ten years of investigative world travel into an unprecedented book to help entrepreneurs and investors keep more of their own money, live where they want, become citizens of the world, and improve their lives and the planet. </p><p>Direct. Honest. Experienced. Unapologetic. Practical. Transparent. Even funny. The Nomad Capitalist will show you how to take his “E-K-G” formula to:<br /></p><ul><li> ENHANCE your personal lifestyle, <br /></li><li>KEEP more of your money, and <br /></li><li>GROW your money by living, investing, banking, and doing business overseas. </li></ul><p>From foreign companies to offshore accounts and from overseas investments to dual citizenship, you’ll find everything you need to know to begin a life of international proportions, storing gold in super-secret vaults, finding love in exotic locations, and improving everything from your health to your tax bill by simply “going where you’re treated best.” </p><p>It is no longer enough to be a digital nomad. Those who want complete freedom from the world’s broken systems <strong>must become Nomad Capitalists</strong>, learning to navigate the world system to reclaim their freedom and rediscover the possibilities of capitalism’s greatest promises.</p><p>Get the book to see how.</p>
Money for the Rest of Us: 10 Questions to Master Successful Inves...
by J. David Stein

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English

Pages

272

Publication Date

October 25, 2019

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<strong>Learn how to protect and grow your wealth with this commonsense guide to investing<br /> </strong><br /><br />You manage your own money. You understand the basics of investing and diversifying your portfolio. Now it’s time to invest like a pro for greater profits—with investment expert David Stein, host of the popular weekly podcast, “Money for the Rest of Us.” He’s created a unique ten-question template that makes it easy for individual investors like you to:<br /> <br /><br />• Invest more confidently<br /><br />• Feel less overwhelmed<br /><br />• Build a stronger portfolio<br /><br />• Avoid costly mistakes<br /><br />• Plan and save for retirement<br /> <br /><br />Despite what many people believe, you don’t need to be an expert to be a successful investor. With Stein as your personal money mentor, you’ll learn how to make smarter, more informed decisions that can help reduce your risk and increase your gains by following a few simple rules for analyzing any investment. This is how the professionals grow their wealth and how you can, too. <em>This is Money for the Rest of Us</em>.<br /> <br />
The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerfu...
by , Bastian Obermayer

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English

Pages

384

Publication Date

March 30, 2017

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<b>From the winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting</b><br /> <br />11.5 million documents sent through encrypted channels. The secret records of 214,000 offshore companies. The largest data leak in history.<br /> <br />In early 2015, an anonymous whistle-blower led investigative journalists Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier into the shadow economy where the super-rich hide billions of dollars in complex financial networks. Thus began the ground-breaking investigation that saw an international team of 400 journalists work in secret for a year to uncover cases involving heads of state, politicians, businessmen, big banks, the mafia, diamond miners, art dealers and celebrities. A real-life thriller, <i>The Panama </i>Papers is the gripping account of how the story of the century was exposed to the world.

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