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    Three Quarters Swiss

    I am three quarters Swiss. My grandmother is Austrian and, naturally, my mother is half Austrian, but all my other relatives are Swiss. I was born in Walenstadt, a small town in the Alps, next to the beautiful Walensee (That's a lake). I think Switzerland is an awesome country to...
    MissDraconis MissDraconis 16-17, F Oct 18, 2013

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    Love My Swiss Family

    My family is very proud of their swiss heritage. They have been involved in a Swiss club for my entire lives and even my last name is Swiss. It's one of the places in the world I most want to see.
    dressedinblack dressedinblack 26-30, F Nov 7, 2008

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    Big Family

    I have an enormous family! There are relatives all over the US and Switzerland our family is in the history books. My neice started a new job , they put out company emails for promotions..Low and behold he is one of us and came from where my great grandparents settled! It is so...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    Just 1/8

    I'm only 1/8 Swiss, but I got added to this group when I filled out the 'My Heritage' section. My dad's paternal grandmother was from Switzerland.
    showergal showergal 21-25, F Feb 1, 2008

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    We Landed In Philadelphia In 1735

    My father's family came from the Bern area of Switzerland. My great (12 times) grandfather, Jacob came over with his wife on the Dancing Nancy. He was a farmer. My mother's we're still researching.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 12, 2012

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    I Love Living In Switzerland...But...

    I really love Switzerland, I'm born here, I live here and well I could not live without the mountains... I do downhill and mountain biking, snowboarding and all that stuff... but sometimes I really need to go out of this country... like in summer all the people seem to be strange...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    Swiss-german/ American For 5 Generations After A Great Great Great Grandfather Was Beheaded In Switzerland.

    After serious religious persecution in Switzerland my ancestors arrived in Pennsyvania. There they established the Mennonite Church of the Brethern. The first Brethern churches were made by my families' brick makers. Also known as River Mennonites not to be confused with the...
    RNgnwld22 RNgnwld22 51-55 Sep 30, 2013

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    1/2 Swiss

    My maternal grandparents were both Swiss. Arrived in the US in the 1920s.
    aqua59 aqua59 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    Hey There

    My grandmother was born and raised in Switzerland on a farm, she came over to england during the war to work, and met my grandad there. Her maiden name is Estermann,  her sister married a Schnyder and lives in Luzern. We are quite close to her and her daughter. Me and...
    ahcrap ahcrap 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2009

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    Either alternative prices 1000s of dollars. Holders of Swiss work permits might perhaps not have have an attention. Lawyers or friends design others with Swiss Offshores. As well...
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    The two most common Offshore banks lending strategies are business loan and property mortgage. A business loan employs if you need cash for a Offshore banks business. In the...
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    Now visualize the entire world to come where opposition brings powerful products on line where quick transfer of capital can help the wise company individual outperform her and his...
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    Growth companies usually have high profit margins and high yields on capital used. Because of their high share prices, these companies are more open to a direction change or...
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    If your card is being used by you everywhere close to your house, and someone is looking for you personally, they'll instantly think about assessing the ATM videos. Once you are...
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    For local companies there's a tax rate, which is low compared to other countries. The tax rate on local businesses is currently 16.5% of net profit reserved by the firm. The...
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    St. Lucia has been the website for lots of Hollywood films, including the first Doctor Doolittle, Superman II, Water with Michael Caine and Firepower with Sophia Loren.There are...
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    It might never satisfy the US or fiscally to introduce old fashioned exchange controls, of the kind until France and 1979, Spain and Italy had through until the nineties. Of course...
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    Loss of Correspondent bank - Occasionally the Offshore banks Offshore has just now lost one or more of its correspondent Offshores and cannot execute wire transfers until it...
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    Unfortunately, simply buying foreign stocks by way of a domestic brokerage provides no privacy and virtually no asset protection. Foreign investments made through a financial...
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    Individuals chiefly use Offshore banks private Offshores to shield assets. In cash, securities, investing etc., they could deal Offshore banks legislation can protects the identity...
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    Lots of people genuinely believe that Swiss private Offshoreing is only for the elite of the business world. The reality is most of our clients are everyday people with normal jobs...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    In addition to security, offshoring normally offers products and services that usually are not available to those Offshoreing. Additionally in lots of instances people seek to...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    Lately in the news, the I.R.S. is demanding Liechtenstein and Swiss Offshores to provide advice on U.S. citizens suspected of tax evasion. banks in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    It is also bogus that Banks are totally anonymous. All transactions are logged and also the details can be retrieved when necessary, while it's true that select Offshore personnel...
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    What in the World Just Happened in Switzerland and WHY You should Care! ***** SHEMITAH CYCLE CONTINUES IN 2015 *****Euro Crashes Against Swiss Franchttp://www.forbes.com/sites...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    2) It allows one to have funds in other currencies. (The US dollar has lost value the Japanese Yen, Chinese Yuan and the Canadian Dollar to the tune of 10% or more - which means...
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    Either alternative prices 1000s of dollars. Holders of Swiss work permits might perhaps not have have a care. Others are designed friends or by attorneys with Swiss Offshores...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Several cruise operators offer full-day and half-day tours of the island's shore that contain snorkeling in lunch, refreshments or secluded bays, and perhaps some form of...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    A person who participates in the 2011 Offshore banks voluntary disclosure initiative would pay a fee of $250,000.00 for failure to file the FBAR. In connection with the FBAR...
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    There is a hilarious bit near the end. She audio-tapes a list of her (make believe lovers) to make Gary Cooper jealous. He plays the uncompleted list of 19 and walks away laughing...
    quantumike quantumike 51-55, M 6 hrs ago

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    Internet offshore banking keeps your banking fees minimal because the entire process is automated. Moreover , you aren't dependent on working hours to conduct business. It's...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Once you locate the account that suits you getting on-line access and do travel abroad is an excellent strategy to keep a watch on your account. You are able to check on any...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Mind you, the Swiss banking system isn't to blame this on at all. Their laws are rather elaborate. It is corrupt men and women in high places, who are accountable to give such a...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    You must select your Offshore carefully, before opening up a Swiss Bank. You can find hundreds of Swiss Offshores but the two largest are UBS and Credit Suisse. These two Offshores...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    What is a "Swiss Offshore Bank"? It's a Offshore banks alternative of keeping cash as well as other assets like gold, diamonds and other valuable gems. Swiss Banks so are tax-free...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M Jan 11

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    What's a "Swiss Offshore Bank"? It is a Offshore banks alternative of other assets along with keeping cash like gold, diamonds and other precious gems. Swiss Banks give you the...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    funnily enough this is a chapter in my life I never discuss with anyone... but its just days when I think about it constantly..I was never a weed smoker untill I meet this guy who...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Either option costs thousands of dollars. Holders of Swiss work permits might perhaps not have have an attention. Others were created by lawyers or buddies with Swiss Offshores...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Either alternative prices thousands of dollars. Holders of work permits that are Swiss might perhaps not have have an attention. Others were created buddies or by attorneys with...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Your private savings, investments, assets or company gains can practically grow freely without the taxation. However do keep in your mind that this isn't tax avoidance but easy a...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    There are several offshore banking jurisdictions. In addition, there are several jurisdictions where corporation or an individual can obtain licensing and set up business offering...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    One reason for having fiscal privacy will be to avoid suits that are frivolous. Even social networks, government records, and corporate records are filled with our private...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    For local companies a tax rate is, which is not high compared to other nations. The tax rate on local businesses is now 16.5% of net profit booked by the business. The lack of...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    These Offshores, e.g. Standard Chartered, Barclays, Abu Dhabi Commercial bank and National bank of Dubai supply multi-money Banks, complete internet access, a debit or ATM cards...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    A lot of Offshores will be both even unable to honour and reluctant. They will do things their very own way and start blatantly to disregard US laws. Several years past we would...
    Georgebankssi1 Georgebankssi1 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Either alternative costs 1000s of dollars. Holders of work permits that are Swiss might possibly not have have a care. Lawyers or friends design others with Swiss Offshores. As...
    Darronbanksso0 Darronbanksso0 31-35, M Jan 11

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