Gold (Episode 024)

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Welcome to the twenty fourth episode of the Cash Flow Academy! Today, Andy Tanner is talking about a recent meeting with the top financial minds inside the Rich Dad organization. They talk about one of the most important and timely topics, gold investing.

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Show Notes

00:00 Intro

02:05 Talking about James Rickards new book “The New Case of Gold”

03:06 The single point of failure of the dollar is confidence

05:20 What is money? (going beyond the basics)

08:09 Gold contains all the valuable elements chemically and financially

09:41 Arguing the case: Gold IS NOT an investment

12:53 Why gold is not a commodity even though it’s traded on commodity exchanges

13:40 Should you invest in gold ETFs?

14:56 The history of the monetary collapse – going off the gold standard

15:15 Who’s buying the gold right now and how it affects you!

16:15 Understanding gold provides a frame of reference for the future

17:48 Look at gold as protection and insurance not an investment

21:21 Going social (paper) to primal (gold)

22:39 How gold is an insurance

26:10 The differences in ETFs, Real Estate, Stocks and Gold

29:41 What confidence do we have in the dollar?

30:25 Gold is a stored value

33:08 Wrapping up on how gold may or may not fit as a purchase

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