Daily Archives: August 17, 2019

IRS Revoking Passports Shows How Government Erodes Everything We Hold Dear

If you have outstanding tax debt, the IRS may now want to take your passport. For U.S. crypto holders still waiting on promised IRS guidelines for filing — especially those overseas who may have missed these warning memos — the over 400,000 agency notifications issued since February last year are troubling. This kind of behavior from government is nothing new, ...

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These 3 things could permanently lower your Social Security benefits

To make the most of your benefits, it’s important to understand how they’re determined. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Bitcoiners Brace for More Performance Art and Another ‘Satoshi Reveal’

On Friday, a variety of paid press releases were published stemming from a company called Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings, a firm that claims a big “reveal” is coming on Sunday, August 18. According to the announcement, Satoshi Nakamoto will divulge his “real-life identity” alongside his “country of origin, education, professional background, and why he has yet to move any of ...

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Reconciling Blockchain Technology With California Consumer Privacy Act

The intersection of California’s new privacy law and blockchain technology — how it affects blockchain businesses, their legal obligations and their potential methods of compliance Cointelegraph.com News

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People gather at a rooftop to watch the fire that broke out at a slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 16, 2019. REUTERS/Moh…

People gather at a rooftop to watch the fire that broke out at a slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain #bangladesh #reuters #reutersphotos #fire Reuters (@reuters) • Instagram photos and videos

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Passing the Burden of Negative Rates to Bank Clients Opens Door for Cryptocurrencies

Record low and negative interest rates have put commercial banks in a difficult spot. Across Europe, they have been passing the burden to their clients. Some have introduced fees for those with large account balances, while others are punishing everybody equally. In any case, some bankers fear this could lead to withdrawal of large amounts in cash, jeopardizing the cashless ...

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U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday that she will not travel to the West Bank to visit family, despite getting permissio…

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday that she will not travel to the West Bank to visit family, despite getting permission hours before from Israel’s interior minister — following a diplomatic firestorm over the government’s earlier refusal to allow her and a colleague entry as part of a broader visit. Tlaib, in a scathing statement and set of tweets, announced ...

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3 Social Security mistakes that could wreck your retirement

These blunders may seem harmless, but they could affect your retirement more than you think. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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