Balancing the egg is like balancing finances
Balancing finances seems very difficult in these days as there is always some tax to pay and the load of liabilities seems endless. How to stay balanced in a system that manufactures imbalance all the time?
Being in Ireland and travelling around the world a bit in the last years, I’ve seen a continuation of queues outside of banks next to the ATM’s. On any given day I estimated 50 people were queuing up at the ATM when I was in Argentina.
Gold Coin in Your Pocket
A couple of years ago our international business got started with a lot of help from a dear friend. I did talks in the Netherlands, the UK and the US for people that were interested in the gold markets. What we discovered is that people’s investment decisions were often driven by fear. It’s fear of loss, fear of being ripped off and fear of going broke, etc. Viewed from the opposite, money is linked to security. The more money you have, the more secure you feel.
I got inspired to writing this article by listening to David Morgan who talked in an interview that we posted last week about the silver fundamentals. He stated that real wealth can only be measured in the number of silver and gold coins (and/or bullion) that you hold.
What happened to the German gold?
For all goldbook owners: This is a full update on the story about ‘What happened to the German Gold?’ in ‘Deflation of Precious Metals (6)’ on page 37.
Academically proven Facts about the History of Money
Many of you that bought the ‘Goldbook’ know I'm a fan of monetary history as it shows clearly the cycles and how much we can learn from the past to protect and increase our wealth in today’s climate. It’s quite a statement to say: Every man-made currency failed. Gold has never failed.
Why buy Gold and Silver?
Why Buy Gold? Gold is the only money that has always worked in the last 5,000 year of history. Why Buy Silver? There is currently less investment-grade ...
The Story of Liars
One fine day a Scottish man called in asking if we sell gold bars and if he could pay by cheque. I said, of course you can pay by cheque but we will fix the price ...
On the funny side of things: How to pay with precious metals – today!
Many clients that invest in precious metals ask: How can I use my silver or gold as money? Here are two fun stories ...
Euro-Crisis: How it will all unfold. What are the next steps?
Last Thursday the ECB decided to keep buying bonds in unlimited quantities. Super Mario, the ECB president said: ‘There are strict rules for buying bonds.’ But they have...