7 Questions You’ve Wanted to Ask Your Coin Dealer

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7 Questions You’ve Wanted to Ask Your Coin Dealer Out of a list of possible professions that an individual may pursue, a coin dealer or numismatist is likely one that isn’t top of mind. It’s certainly a niche industry and one that many people aren’t familiar with, especially the inner workings. As a result, we […]

These Five Factors Affect the Price of Gold and Silver

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These Five Factors Affect the Price of Gold and Silver The past year and a half has been unprecedented in US history. Never before has a virus resulted in shelter in place orders and a shutdown of the economy. This “new normal” has caused many people to reevaluate their investments and financial holdings. As you […]

Why Gold & Silver Are the Best Hedges Against Runaway Inflation

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Why Gold & Silver Are the Best Hedges Against Runaway Inflation If you’re like most people, you may have a faint recognition that some individuals invest in gold and silver as hedges against inflation. Hedging is somewhat of an abstract concept, so exactly what does that mean? Additionally, you may wonder if there’s truly something […]

Invest in Gold & Silver: Precious Metal Stocks vs. Physical Gold and Silver

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Invest in Gold & Silver: Precious Metal Stocks vs. Physical Gold and Silver If you’re interested in investing in precious metals, you might have considered investing in gold and silver mining stocks as an alternative to physical gold and silver coins and bullion. While this can many times be profitable if you’ve done your due […]

Is Fiat Currency Actually Better Than the Gold Standard?

Precious metals like gold and silver were once the standard that backed countries’ currencies, but things are different now. Fiat currency has become the norm in the modern world. Though central banks and most economists sing our monetary system’s praises, it also has some disadvantages. Here are some explanations and considerations for how fiat currency […]

Paper Currency in the U.S.: A Brief History

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Although paper currency is associated with modern times, this form of monetary exchange in the United States dates to before the signing of the Constitution. As with many endeavors in the New World, Benjamin Franklin played an essential role in the life of paper currency in the U.S. Franklin’s Role in Early Money In 1690, […]