US economy

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The Financial System Is Drowning in Debt

Would this be a healthy business to invest in or better yet would this be a good entity to back your money: The total debt of this entity is a minimum of $31 trillion; it’s probably over $200 trillion. Assets owned are roughly $4.8 trillion. These assets are the result of debt and fake money. […]

Off-the-books Obligations of the US are Probably Over $250 trillion

Laurence J. Kotlikoff served as a senior economist on President Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers. Today he is a writer and a Professor of Economics at Boston University. Kotlikoff, together with Alan Auerbach and Jagadeesh Gokhale, pioneered Generational Accounting. He argues the US is in worse fiscal shape than any other developed country due to […]

Both Republicans and Democrats Are Growing the US Debt Exponentially

Recently there were midterm elections held. Some of those results are still not known. This in itself is pathetic and unacceptable. Many clients believe that different political leadership will drive different results here in our great country. I would agree we need a better energy policy, better border security, better tax policy, less ESG talk […]

Reckless Money Creation Is the Main Reason Many People Own Gold

Many reasons are given for wealth preservation through physical gold. We have talked at length about inflation, government debt, and a bubble in stock and bond markets. The mother of all bubbles has now been inflated to obscene levels because of abnormally low interest rates for an extended period, even negative rates in some instances, […]

Absolute Reasons to Own Gold

The Fed has controlled the money since 1971. In 1971 the US dollar was taken completely off the gold standard and became complete fiat. Alan Greenspan came to the rescue in 1987 as the 13th Fed chairperson. As everyone knows by now, we have to say chairperson, not chairman. When a female Fed chair is […]

The Numbers on Why You Should Own Gold

Gold is a store of value. It holds your purchasing power when paper fiat money does not. Remember in 1971 the US dollar was taken off of the gold standard. Since that time and the “temporary” move, our money is backed by nothing but a promise. It was a promise by the government to pay […]

As the Markets Lose Trillions, Gold Is Holding Its Own

Everyone can see the markets have been melting down this year dramatically. Investors are panicking as paper markets lose steam every week. Those big gains from the last few years in bonds, cryptocurrencies, and stocks are gone. As the markets are giving the signs that a crash is looming, gold has held its own. The […]

The ECASH Act Transforms Our Money

On March 28, 2022, Rep. Stephen Lynch (MA-08), Chair of the House Committee on Financial Services’ Task Force on Financial Technology, introduced H.R.7231 – The Electronic Currency and Secure Hardware (ECASH) Act. The ECASH Act is co-sponsored by Alma Adams of North Carolina, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, and Jesus Garcia of […]

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