Emotions, Exports, and the Economy

People are emotion-based creatures. These emotions influence their decisions, including their financial ones. Sometimes however, these emotions lead to actions which are not in their best interests in the long run. . . . → Read More: Emotions, Exports, and the Economy

Kinder Eggs, Free Trade and the Nanny State

It looks like the monolith in charge of our food, products and whatever has decided that Americans are too dumb to use certain foreign products wisely. . . . → Read More: Kinder Eggs, Free Trade and the Nanny State

Why a Private Gold Standard Isn’t the Answer

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Recently after the beta release, of my new book The Real Truth About Money a few of the initial readers are displeased with my solution to our currency issue, no surprise there. Most of them are distressed that my solution isn’t 100% based on gold, the most educated and passionate objectors also want the . . . → Read More: Why a Private Gold Standard Isn’t the Answer

How Money Created Slavery

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Debt Harnesses the Power of Money to Create Slaves

In the last article we discussed how money created liberty, while this is true there is another side to the story. Again we must restate that money is nothing but an agreement between members of an economy. A commodity of a common value used . . . → Read More: How Money Created Slavery

How Money Created Liberty

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Flint blades may have been one of the earliest forms of currency. Photo Credit to Travis S.

I need to start out this article with a simple statement. Money is neither good nor evil, it simply exists. As we have stated several times now money is simply “an agreement of common value between . . . → Read More: How Money Created Liberty

Why Does Money Exist

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Photo Credit to borman818

Let me ask you this, why did we create money in its modern form? Be it gold and silver coins, paper bills or any of the things we typically have agreed to use as money. This question is easier to answer and understand then our last one, “what is . . . → Read More: Why Does Money Exist

So What Is Money?

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The question at first seems ridiculous. How could I bother you with such a question? You probably use money every day, to buy stuff, pay bills, hire help, bribe your kids, I mean come on of course you know what money is right? Yet can you really answer the question, I am here to . . . → Read More: So What Is Money?

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