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If you thought the Federal Reserve’s money printing and low interest rates were bad enough, you’re not going to believe the drastic step our politicians have pushed them to take. See how Washington’s short-term thinking may wreck the long-term stability of our savings.

Imagine if your bank began to charge you for the “privilege” of depositing your money with them. Would you still keep your cash in your account? This may sound like a surprising question to pose (and a no-brainer to answer) but the reality is that we may soon need to consider just that scenario. Find out the advice that big banks are starting to offer to some of their largest clients, and the changes that could soon be in store for all of us.

As part of the unprecedented “money-printing” scheme called Quantitative Easing, the Fed created more than $4 trillion out of thin air to purchase government bonds and mortgage-backed securities. Alan Greenspan criticized the Fed for not achieving its goals with the expired stimulus, predicting financial turmoil and advising people to invest in gold. Find out why here.

It was a bad October start for the stock market Wednesday. The Dow plunged nearly 240 points as mixed economic data and geopolitical tensions spooked investors. Is this yet another October swoon, or worse yet, another in a long line of outright crashes that have repeated throughout history? Get all the facts here.

The signs that we’re in another stock market bubble are there, experts say. Now, finance ministers and central bankers join in on sounding the alarm. What is everyone saying about the markets? Where might this all be headed? And what are some of the brightest minds in finance suggesting that you do? Find out here.

Once a week, every week, Your News to Know offers you the best way to keep up with the latest, most interesting and relevant news about gold, precious metals and the overall economy. Some of the most talked about stories this week include: Gold rising upon airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria, the world’s first 24-karat iPhone 6 coming on the market and gold possibly hitting rock bottom as investors turn bearish. Keep reading to see all the details.

Here’s the latest in the gold markets: China and India alone are consuming all of the world’s supply faster than it’s being mined – what could that mean for prices? Coincidentally, global gold mines are becoming harder to find as mother lodes have become depleted in the last 10 years. Finally, we take a look at the relationship between gold and oil prices; how do they perform as the dollar continues to decline in value? Find out right here.