Not understanding basic principles results in failure and frustration
The United States has strayed far from what made it Great
Illinois is a test run for the US Federal Government
Doing the right thing looks stupid to people doing the wrong things.
There are systemic problems with the United States economy
You can be aware of the problems in the world without letting it consume you.
Gold was up 9% in 2016 and is currently up 11% in 2017
I explain why I’m able to buy an inexpensive Hawaiian shirt in Honduras, cheap drinks Mexico and a fantastic snorkeling excursion in Belize–all using US dollars
During my brief time in Honduras, Mexico and Belize I encountered a microcosm of the global economy.
Since 1972 swapping bonds for gold in a portfolio would have substantially increased growth while only increasing the maximum drawdown by 3%.