The latest news from Cyprus is that they have decided on a 40% tax on any saver in Bank of Cyprus who holds more than €100,000. This is on top of the €100 limit on ATMs so any other saver has a difficult time getting to his money.
The ATM limit was imposed to try to prevent a bank run, but the latest actions seem antithetical to that idea.
In any case, the savers are losing their money. It is being taken from them in front of their eyes. This brazen theft speaks of the fragility of the banking system. All Americans should take note and decide where they want their money. In a bank protected by nothing, or in their safe protected by Smith & Wesson.
This theft isn’t as far away as you’d think, nor is it unprecedented here in the United States. Our economy is losing traction by the day and it is only a matter of time before it all implodes.
The lines at the ATMs and low grumblings have turned into something larger as banks and ATMs get bombed. This could easily happen here in the United States. How prepared are you? What would you do if this happened here?
How long could you care for your family?