Ted’s Video Playlist
With Ted’s video playlist, you can listen to Ted share his insights on a number of topics, from Bitcoin to the reasons why asset allocation is more important than timing, why your children’s rent can affect your retirement and diversification.
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Each year, we hold private conferences, such as our Total Wealth Symposium. As a 10X Project member, you are entitled to free media recordings from these events — plus access to speaker PowerPoint slides (when available). You’ll never miss a single tip, tactic or rant from the podium, guaranteed.
This best-selling book is designed to help you establish what I like to call, the sovereign life — a lifestyle you control — one where your money and assets are kept private and protected while they grow at an incredibly fast rate. We cover topics ranging from reasons to go offshore, privacy protection, offshore financial strategies, and the various offshore financial centers around the world.
This 700-page “wealth bible” is designed to help you protect your assets from an increasingly desperate government, greedy lawyers, dangerous cyber thieves and more. You’ll learn strategies like how to earn more interest, how to protect your wealth, where to find the best offshore private banking, tax and estate planning, and privacy secrets that can help you protect yourself.
Included in this book are 50 income secrets that can help you create real streams of extra income, whether by earning income or keeping your cash in your own pocket. Secrets include how to ramp up your retirement fund, tax break strategies, how to save on travel and living expenses, and even how to make income from doing routine activities.
Overview of the meaning of privacy, assessing the need for privacy (threat modeling) and questions to ask yourself, elements of a personal information privacy strategy, movement towards digital security, statistic and dynamic information, cloud storage and encryption strategies
The Plan B Club was written for anyone who has an interest in learning about life abroad. Included is a wealth of information, detailing the issues you’ll need to consider if you’re serious about relocating yourself and your money to a foreign country. You will essential become your own expert once you read this book.
Tourist guide books tell you that Switzerland is a small, multi-cultural, multi-lingual country found in the very heart of Europe. It ranks high on quality of life indices. It’s a true democracy. It has a strong economy. And in a world in which financial privacy is now at a premium, Switzerland still stands by its statutory guarantee to preserve maximum banking secrecy.
10X Inner Circle
Ted Bauman joined Banyan Hill Publishing in 2013. As an expat who has traveled to over 80 countries and lived in the Republic of South Africa for 25 years, Ted specializes in asset protection, tax and retirement planning, and international migration and investment. He is the editor of The Bauman Letter, Alpha Stock Alert, and 10X Project. Born in Washington, D.C. and raised on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Ted migrated to South Africa as a young man. He graduated from the University of Cape Town with postgraduate degrees in Economics and History. During his 25-year career in South Africa, Ted served a variety of executive roles in the non-profit sector, primarily as a fund manager for low cost housing projects. During the 2000s, he worked as a consultant, researching and writing extensively on financial, housing, and urban planning issues for clients as diverse as the United Nations, the South African government, and European grant-making agencies. He also traveled extensively, largely in Africa, Asia, and Europe. In 2008, Ted returned to the U.S., where he served as Director of International Housing Programs for Habitat for Humanity International, based in Atlanta, Georgia. During that time, he extended his travels to Latin American and the Caribbean. He continued to research and write on a variety of topics related to international development. In 2013, Ted left Habitat to work full-time as a researcher and writer. Ted has been published in a variety of international journals, including the Journal of Microfinance, Small Enterprise Development, and Environment and Urbanization, as well as the South African press, including the Cape Times, New Internationalist, Cape Argus, and Mail and Guardian.
Tax and Asset Protection
Josh N. Bennett has over 30 years of experience in practicing tax law with extensive, in-depth involvement in all aspects of international tax, estate, and gift tax planning for U.S. citizens, resident aliens, as well as non-resident aliens (NRAs). He is also well versed in foreign investment and international business activities. His expertise goes even further covering such topics as estates and trust planning, foreign trust planning, taxation of real estate matters, asset protection planning, estate and gift tax planning using offshore life insurance products, offshore banking, offshore mutual fund establishment, foreign trust planning for NRAs, plus outbound/inbound tax planning. Josh is currently a member of the following bar admissions and organizations: Panelist and Director — Asia Offshore International Tax Association, Florida, New Jersey and District of Columbia Bars. He is also a lecturer of The Florida Bar, The Florida Chapter of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of S.T.E.P. He has worked in New York City, Miami and Ft. Lauderdale over the course of his expansive career. Josh graduated from University of Miami School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center.
Michael Chatzky specializes in federal and international taxation and wealth protection with an emphasis on business, estate and asset protection planning. For over 48 years, Michael has assisted clients in establishing a wide variety of wealth preservation structures, many of which contain valuable tax-saving features. A highly sought-after speaker at wealth protection seminars, Michael is known for his detailed knowledge and uncanny ability to quote page and paragraph on any current tax law in question. Michael regularly shares his expertise on the usage of foreign trusts, limited partnerships and other entities as wealth protection vehicles through numerous published articles, lectures and appearances on radio and television. His practice is currently located in the San Diego, California office of Chatzky & Associates
For more than 27 years, Mark Nestmann has helped over 9,000 customers and clients successfully protect their assets and financial privacy. Fans include well-known free thinkers, such as former U.S. Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul, as well as Dr. Gary North and Dr. Mark Skousen. Mark was the original editor for The Oxford Club and on eof the founders of The Sovereign Society. His consulting firm, The Nestmann Group, provides asset protection and international tax planning services with a focus on second citizenship and tax planning for expatriation. His work has been featured in notable media including The Washington Post, The New York Times, ABC News, Barron’s, Bloomberg News, Business Week, and Forbes. He is also the author of The Lifeboat Strategy — widely considered the gold standard in American-client asset protection and financial privacy resources. He holds a Master of Law (LL.M.) in international tax law from the University of Vienna.
Juan Federico Fischer has over 20 years of experience in corporate legal advice, assisting multinationals and high net worth individuals investing or engaging in cross-border deals in Uruguay. He works with clients from the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America, on matters such as acquisition of local companies by multinationals, structuring investments in agribusiness, international tenders in privatizations and PPP structures, set-up of local franchise operations for global brands, and the development of commercial and residential real estate investments. Juan has been recognized as a leading advisor by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 and is a regular speaker at international conferences on foreign investment in Uruguay, as well as a reference for global publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times and The New York Times, who regularly interview him.
Gideon Rothschild is a partner with the New York City law firm of MOSES & SINGER LLP, where he co-chairs the Trusts & Estates and Wealth Preservation Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of domestic and international estate planning techniques for high net worth clients and is a nationally recognized authority on wealth preservation and offshore trusts. Mr. Rothschild is the co-author of the BNA Tax Management portfolio on Asset Protection Planning and a member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of Tax Management Estates, Gifts, and Trusts, and Trusts and Estates. He is the author of numerous articles for publications including the New York Law Journal, Journal of Asset Protection, Trusts and Estates and Estate Planning, a former Adjunct Professor, at New York Law School and the University of Miami School of Law Graduate Programs in Estate Planning, frequent lecturer on asset protection and estate planning to professional groups including University of Miami’s Philip E. Heckerling Institute, New York University Federal Tax Institute, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Southern Federal Tax Institute and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Rothschild has been designated as a Distinguished Accredited Estate Planner by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils and is listed in Best Lawyers in America (Lawyer of the Year 2018), ChambersUSA, CityWealth Leaders List, New York Superlawyers and Worth’s Top 100 Lawyers. Mr. Rothschild is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.
Offshore Banking and Investing
Founded in Montreal, Canada, in 1991, ENR Asset Management Inc. is an actively managed investment advisory firm. ENR offers investment advisory (managed) and advisory (self-directed) services in the United States, Switzerland and Austria. For more than 25 years, we’ve helped U.S. investors establish European private banking relationships for investment, asset protection, estate planning and diversification purposes. We also provide among the most competitive private banking fees for our investors in Europe and the lowest-cost institutional trading platform in the United States. Since January 2007, our flagship ENR Global Contrarian Portfolio has recorded approximately 80% less risk compared to the MSCI World Index based on Beta, a measure of systematic risk. Also, our ENR Aggressive Growth Portfolio has produced double-digit returns since 2009 but with approximately 55% less risk than its benchmark. We also hedge our large-cap growth portfolios, if the market environment dictates reducing risk. Historically, the ENR Global Contrarian Portfolio has protected capital better compared to the MSCI World Index, especially in 2000 to 2002 and 2008. ENR offers a total of five investment strategies,including contrarian large-cap dividend growth, aggressive global growth, and precious metals and mining. Our core strengths include global blue-chip dividend equities, precious metals investing and foreign currencies. Our stock picking emphasizes mostly large-cap multinationals that dominate their industries and increase dividends above the U.S. inflation rate. ENR’s investment programs are available for taxable and non-taxable accounts in the United States. ENR Asset Management, Inc. is registered as an investment adviser with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As of June 30, 2017, ENR manages $286.6 million dollars in assets. Please visit our booth to learn more and to receive our latest investment strategy fact sheets and the current edition of ENR Market Outlook.
Robert Vrijhof has an extensive banking career that began in 1978 with Union Bank of Switzerland, where he worked his way up within the international securities trading department. Following that, he moved on to Credit Suisse where he held a senior management position within the foreign stock exchange trading section. In 1987 he accepted an offer to become a portfolio manager at Foreign Commerce Bank, where his extensive knowledge of that subject matter soon saw him rise to the position of vice president and head of the bank’s portfolio management group. In 1991 Robert co-founded the firm Weber Hartmann Vrijhof & Partners Ltd. A Swiss portfolio management service that he leads together with his partner René Schatt. Both Robert and René share a specific focus on American clients with whom they have over 30 years of experience of working with. WHVP is registered with the SEC in the USA to allow them to freely work and deal with their American clientele, both from a long-distance as well as on a direct face-to-face basis. WHVP applies strict and conservative asset management principles. One of our main targets is capital preservation as well as very personalizedservice to suit the particular needs of our clientele. We work closely with each client, taking into account personal circumstances, age, time horizon, available capital, investment needs, risk appetite as well as preferences. Robert has been a member of the council of experts of Banyan Hill, holding talks about Swiss Banking at their worldwide seminars, since 1998.
Puai is the Managing Director of Ora Fiduciary (Cook Islands) Limited, a registered Trustee Company in the Cook Islands, regulated by the Financial Supervisory Commission. Puai has been involved in the Cook Islands financial services industry for over 25 years. His area of expertise is firmly focused on asset protection and the provision of international wealth preservation services. Prior to founding Ora Fiduciary, Puai spent a number of years working in very diverse areas of the offshore financial services sector including, banking, insurance and sophisticated cross border structuring.
Barry Potekin has been involved in a wide range of commodity research and trading activities since 1985, with an emphasis on client support. Due to his many accomplishments, Barry has appeared on The Today Show, David Letterman, and CNN News. He was on the cover of Success Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine. The subject of a Wall Street Journal article, he has been written about in Money Magazine, The New York Times, USA Today and Fortune. A very popular speaker and teacher, he makes the fine points of alternative asset investing quick and simple to understand. Founded in 1984, the RMB Group brings a high level of personal service and professional expertise to assist clients in making prudent alternative asset diversifications.
Real Estate and Relocation Services
Turalu Brady Murdock, JD and Title Coordinator
Attorney and Title Coordinator Title Coordination Services (TCS)
Address: Apartado Postal A-41 Managua, Nicaragua
Nicaragua cell: +505-8930-2609
U.S. Vonage: 305-394- 8878
After teaching school for 8 years, Turalu Murdock received her law degree and joined the legal department of First American Title Insurance Company. Her 34 years working for First American allowed her and her family to live and travel throughout the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. During her last 15 years with First American, she was the Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, which allowed her to gain experience in civil law and title issues throughout the region. She retired from First American in January 2010 and started a small consulting business (TCS) with another former First American employee, Maria Amanda Hurtado,. TCS is dedicated to aiding individuals buying land in the Latin American and Caribbean region.
Ronan McMahon is the executive director of Pathfinder, a company in the business of recommending a wide range of real estate and relocation services from developers and lawyers to real estate agents and tax specialists, to name but a few. Ronan has been an active real estate investor for the last twenty years. At first, he bought property in his home country, Ireland. Then, in 2004, he made his first overseas investment, in Panama – a decision that provided gains of more than $76,000. Today, his goal is to help others find the best international real estate investment opportunities. With the Pathfinder team, and a hand-picked group of experts around the globe, Ronan seeks out hot spots – places where early-in buyers can expect to see strong capital appreciation or good rental yields.
Brad Deflin is the founder of Total Digital Security, a leader in the emerging “cybersecurity-as-a-service” industry. Total Digital Security manages and mitigates all elements of cyber risk for families, professionals and small to midsized businesses, including PCI, HIPAA and other regulated environments. Through powerful software and cloud-based network operations, Total Digital Security provides complete online security and privacy solutions, as a service, without the need for expensive hardware or IT expertise. Brad’s extraordinary professional experience includes over 25 years of executive leadership roles in private client brokerage, banking, investment management and trust services. From Merrill Lynch to Lehman Brothers, Wells Fargo and J.P. Morgan, Brad’s leadership, wisdom and ingenuity have shaped the landscape of audit, compliance and supervision for rigorously regulated financial environments. This distinct perspective allowed Brad to recognize a massive shift in mainstream risk, and to foresee the coming super-cycle of online crime. Bringing his proven skills as an innovator to bear, in 2013 Brad started Total Digital Security to provide enterprise-class solutions in a comprehensive approach to anyone who wants to effectively manage all elements of digital security risk — personally, professionally, at home, in the office and on the road. Brad is an author and frequent speaker on the matters of online risk, cybercrime, and the emerging technology that defends and protects from what has become our No. 1 personal and professional risk today.