An all-star roster of experts will share their own blueprint for protecting and growing your wealth so you can determine the best path for you regarding your investment goals and timeline.

All in a straightforward, no hype, and non-confusing manner so you can make your own decision based on information that’s sound and unbiased.

The best part: none of these speakers work for Wall Street, mainstream financial firms…or the mainstream financial media. Nor are they “idea merchants” constantly doing the rounds on the seminar circuit.


Paul Mampilly is an American investor and former hedge fund manager. Paul has been featured on CNBC, Fox Business News and Bloomberg TV. He is the founder of the popular investment newsletter Profits Unlimited, where he uses his skills, experience and knowledge as a former Wall Street insider to guide his more than 90,000 subscribers into stocks that are primed to shoot higher.

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Michael Carr is an American investor, a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a contributing editor for Winning Investor Daily. He is a longtime member of the Market Technicians Association (MTA), where he serves as the editor of its newsletter, “Technically Speaking.” He is also a contributor to various publications related to trading, including the Journal of Technical Analysis, MoneyShow, SFO Magazine and Futures Magazine. Michael is the author of two books, Smarter Investing in Any Economy: The Definitive Guide to Relative Strength Investing (2008) and Conquering the Divide: How to Use Economic Indicators to Catch Stock Market Trends (2010).

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Matt Badiali has a hands-on, go-anywhere, talk-to-everyone approach to his investment prospects and research. His work has taken him to Papua New Guinea, Iraq, Hong Kong, Singapore, Haiti, Turkey, Switzerland and many other locations around the world. He’s visited countless mines and oil wells the world over, interrogated CEOs about their latest resource prospects and analyzed all manner of geologic data.

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Ted Bauman joined Banyan Hill Publishing in 2013 and serves as the editor of The Bauman Letter, Plan B Club and Alpha Stock Alert, specializing in asset protection, privacy, international migration issues and low-risk investment strategies. He lives in Atlanta, GA with his family.

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Jeff “JL” Yastine is the editor of Total Wealth Insider. He first joined Banyan Hill Publishing as editorial director in 2015, bringing with him more than two decades of experience as a stock market investor and financial journalist at the center of financial world events.

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Chad is our in-house income and investment research expert. He has earned the distinction of being a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), a professional achievement fewer than 5,000 people around the world have earned. The CMT test requires an understanding of reading financial stock price charts — but it is far more involved than that. It also tests a person’s knowledge of statistical analysis, behavioral finance, risk management and technical investment strategies. In other words, those with CMT designation demonstrate the knowledge to understand and build statistical models that make up a valid trading strategy — which Chad has been using to your benefit here.

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Robert E. “Bob” Bauman, legal counsel to Banyan Hill Publishing, serves on its board of directors and was the founding editor of The Sovereign Society Offshore A-Letter, more than a decade ago. He is the chairman of Freedom Alliance, your one-stop reference point for up-to-date, critical information about protecting your wealth and freeing yourself from unnecessary taxes and government oversight.

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Ian King is a cryptocurrency trader and former hedge fund manager, with over two decades experience trading and analyzing the financial markets. His crypto-market insights have been featured on Fox Business News, Investopedia, Zero Hedge and Seeking Alpha. In addition to his role as senior analyst at Banyan Hill Publishing, he developed the first crypto investing multimedia product of its kind for Investopedia Academy.

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Brad Deflin

President of Total Digital Security, is our go-to privacy expert. He will show you how to set up cyber security in your home so that you can use the Internet without worry. He’ll also reveal the No. 1 mistake wealthy people make that leave them and their wealth exposed, and how to correct it.

Josh Bennett

An estate and asset protection attorney, will give the driest speech of the conference — and you should listen to every word. Because hidden in his speech will be little-known ways to set up offshore entities, obscure tax structures, and little-known tax loopholes that will help you protect every dollar you make.

Rob Vrijhof

A top financial advisor in Switzerland and President of WHVP, leads a Swiss portfolio management service based on conservative principles of investment diversification and asset protection. He’ll discuss the importance of getting some of your wealth outside the United States and simple steps you can take to do so.

Barry Potekin

Barry Potekin, Vice President of Managed Futures Accounts, is one of our most popular speakers. At the Symposium, he’ll reveal his No. 1 opportunity outside the stock market, in a professionally managed asset class, that is specifically designed to make money in both up and down markets.

Eric Roseman

Eric Roseman, Founder of ENR Asset Management, was one of our top-investment experts for many years and a longtime veteran of the Banyan Hill family. At the Symposium, Eric will share an investment strategy that has delivered surefire returns over the last century and how you can take full advantage of it for massive gains.

Dr. Richard M. Smith

Dr. Richard Smith is CEO and Founder of TradeSmith LLC and a champion of individual investors. Dr. Smith began investing while pursuing his PhD in systems science during the dotcom boom. Like a lot of investors, he suffered through the highs and lows of that extremely volatile time in the markets. After some intense soul‐searching, Dr. Smith knew he had but two choices: throw his savings at aa financial advisor and walk away, or take responsibility for his mistakes and learn from them. No less than 25,000 happy customers are glad he made the second choice! Beginning with a simple program to track fixed‐percentage trailing stops, Dr. Smith’s company now provides individual investors with sophisticated, yet easy‐to‐use tools to make better decisions, riskless and make more with stocks and cryptoassets.Dr. Smith is an in‐demand speaker who is able to cut through the noise to help individual investors better quantify risk and use market volatility to their advantage.