14 Jun 2021
Gold Really Shines Compared to 5 Percent Inflation

We see a battle of investor sentiments: While one market faction bets on interest rate hikes and a tighter Federal Reserve, another watches not a hoped-for future, but the reality of surging inflation. Simply considering the strengths of hopes compared facts, there's a strong case for gold...

09 Jun 2021
COLA Evaporates Under Blazing Hot Inflation

After 2020's economic chaos and the relentless blaze of inflation so far this year, Social Security's COLA came in at 1.3% (on average, about $20 a month). If you think that's ridiculously low, just wait - that $20 doesn't even buy $20 in food or gas anymore…

04 Jun 2021
Do Not Pick Up Quarters in Front of a Steamroller

Making money is a thrill. It's fun, and addictive, and when everything's going your way it's even easy. But there's a catch. Nearly anyone can get caught chasing profits at the worst possible time, and the stakes may be higher than you think…

01 Jun 2021
Why Is the Bank of England Gold Selling at Unusual Premiums?

The Bank of England's vaults in London collectively hold one of the largest bullion stashes in the world. Much of this gold belongs to central and commercial banks which use the vaults to both store and trade their bullion, with the BoE acting as an intermediary. So who's paying 2.5x the typical premium for gold, and, more importantly, why?

27 May 2021

Government Grant Scams

May 27, 2021 Birch Gold
Government Grant Scams

While the government has a diverse share of handouts, the process of getting a grant isn't as easy as just picking up the phone. Government grant scams usually start that way. And tell you you're just a small payment away from a big fat federal check…