Asset protection

Alberta Crossroads 2019 Event

From Economic Turmoil to Your Family’s Prosperity
Saturday, March 16th, 2019 – 12:45pm to 5:15pm at Mt Royal University in Calgary

Andrew Ruhland and Integrated Wealth Management is hosting “Alberta Crossroads 2019” as an antidote to the chaos unfolding in Alberta, to protect families from being hurt further by the perfect storm of bad policy, attacks from Enviro-radicals with no push-back from industry, and a blasé federal government that appears intent on killing the oil and gas industry.

Their solution: Alberta Crossroads 2019 will give attendees the facts from clear-headed experts, AND specific action steps to get back in control of their financial future. Watch Andrew’s video below.

Early Bird price of $99 until March 10th, $149 thereafter – CLICK HERE to reserve your seats.

 

Integrity Takes a Backseat to Power

Can you think of any endeavor in society that has a lower standard of integrity than politics? What most fail to realize is that there are major social and financial consequences to the erosion of trust in government.

Bitcoin mining sees growth after 19-month low

After over a year and a half of decreasing Bitcoin mining revenue, a new report shows a small yet significant recovery in the gross margins. Let’s take a look at what the mining industry has been through in recent years, and what this recovery could mean for the near future.

Last month, Bitcoin mining revenues fell to their lowest intake since August 2017. The total mining income in February 2019 totalled $195 million – a mere fraction compared to the $951 million peak of December 2017, and a 10% decline…Click here for full article.

Volkswagen Launches $50B EV Race To Challenge Tesla

One of the world’s largest carmakers, Germany’s Volkswagen AG, is betting big on electric vehicles and e-mobility with a war chest of around US$50 billion to challenge Tesla, which, for the time being seems unfazed by the increasingly crowded EV market.

Three years after the diesel emissions scandal, Volkswagen said last November that it would invest US$49.7 billion (44 billion euro) on e-mobility, autonomous driving, new mobility services, and digitalization in…Click here for full article.

Robots Are Taking A Record Number Of U.S. Jobs

The latest report from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) has just come out, and it shows that robots are taking over a record number of U.S. jobs and that 35,880 robots were shipped to the U.S., Canada and Mexico in 2018–up 7 percent from the previous year.

Of those shipments, 16,702 were to non-automotive companies — a year-on-year increase of 41 percent. Generally, across all sectors combined. Click here for full article.

 

How Would People React To A Social Media Tax? Look At Uganda

The Arab Spring that destabilized governments in the Middle East began in the spring of 2011. Nearly a decade later, the full repercussions of the uprisings are starting to hit home with some governments adopting a new strategy to curtail their influence: taxing social media usage.  Arab Spring protesters primarily used social media networks to successfully effect regime changes. And now some autocratic governments are hitting back by trying to limit citizens’ access to these tools. One such country is Uganda.

The East African nation with a population of 43 million has become the latest country to attempt to gag the voice of its citizens after imposing a social media tax intended to…Click here for full article.