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Boy, Mike Maloney had no idea what was to come. In this first section of chapter seven, he talks...
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Dot-Bomb Back in the late 1990s, a very strange thing was happening. I remember it well. I had...
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I can remember my mother telling me about monetary inflation during the 1970s and 1980s. My...
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Have you ever noticed how things in the economy seem to move with a sort of mass agreement by...
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What have been the greatest drivers of gold price increases throughout history? I'll tell you...
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Something odd occurred on August 15, 1971. That was the day President Richard Nixon moved the...
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The 1960s were a tough time for governmental borrowing and gold prices. When the Vietnam War...
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If you ask any grandparent out there what saved the United States from the Great Depression...
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Can you imagine a situation where you agreed to work for $10 per hour and then went off to buy...
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Imagine this: you own a bunch of gold coins. Perhaps your father or grandfather gave them to...
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If there was ever a perfect example of how bank runs can exacerbate deflation, the Great...
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It's really not a complex concept. If we compare the national or global economies to a very...
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Have you ever thought about what a credit economy is? I'm currently reading "The Rise of Credit...
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We all know that wars cost a lot of money, but what we all don't know is how that money is...
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The Federal Reserve is an extremely interesting bank. It's a fascinating organization that does...
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I've always been fascinated by certain aspects of history. No, not the boring parts, but the...
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In this post, I'll give you an outline of how currencies collapse and how that outline pertains...
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I read a book once about the Weimar Republic and its hyperinflation mess. Well, I guess I...
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Here's something to think about and is certainly appropriate for today. Back in October of 2006...
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After you read this story, you'll be scratching your head in wonder of how people get away with...
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