Step 1: Financial Capital

The guidance provided in this section presumes you have already read the chapter on Financial Capital in our book, Prosper! How to Prepare for the Future and Create a World Worth Inheriting. If you have not, we strongly recommend doing so first.

Assuming you've started work on the emergency cash savings detailed in Step 0 of this guide, your next steps towards Financial Resiliency start with taking a hard, honest look at your current situation. How much in savings do you have, after subtracting any debts you owe? Are you living within your means when it comes to your monthly income and expenses?

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New Rule 589 for Metals Futures and Options

This new rule is effective Sunday, December 21, 2014 and places special price fluctuation limits on gold and silver futures.

Gold futures price fluctuation limit tiers are: $100 / $200 / $300 / $400 per ounce.

Silver futures price fluctuation limit tiers are: $3 / $6 / $9 / $12 per ounce.

The Accelerated Crash Course

This Accelerated Crash Course video condenses over 4.5 hours' worth of detailed material on the trends most likely to shape your future into an easy-to-follow exploration that takes less than an hour to view.

Please take the time to watch it. It could very well be the most important life investment you can make with an hour of your time. » Read more

The Crash Course

The Crash Course will provide you with the context for the massive changes now underway, as economic growth as we've known it is ending due to depleting resources.

But it also offers real hope. Those individuals who take informed action today, while we still have time, can lower their exposure to these coming trends -- and even discover a better way of life in the process. We'll show you how. » Read more

The Crash Course: "Classic" version

The Crash Course seeks to provide you with a baseline understanding of the economy so that you can better appreciate the risks that we all face. The Intro below is separated from the rest of the sections because you'll only need to see it tells you about how the Crash Course came to be. » Read more

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Frustrated Bitcoin vs Gold vs Silver

Just venting my frustrations, seeing bitcoin going up and up and away and the pric of gold and silver still at the bottom of the barrel. Anyone on the same boat ?

ao's picture

real eyes, realize, real lies

Gold and silver smashdown = (potential) mining industry collapse.

Of course, this is only a tactical manipulation so nothing to worry about here folks.

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Silver Dollar for a Dollar

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Check Blind's picture

What is the best way to SELL gold or silver bullion

There is a TON of useful information on how to buy silver and gold, much available on CM's site.  I wonder if anyone has useful advice on the best way to SELL precious metal bullion.  I don't think it's a good idea to purchase PM without understanding the mechanics and cost of a 'round trip.'  In my case this would be selling small numbers of 1oz. coins at a time (American Eagles, Maple Leafs, etc.).  Among my questions: Should I be paying a commission?  What are reasonable commisions with respect to spot price?

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15-20 year range: gold or silver?

I would love to hear some opinions on this:

We are starting a college savings fund for our 2 year old and thinking about stacking some coins. We can purchase about $200 worth of bullion per month from the local coin shop. If you were in our shoes would you buy gold, or silver, or alternate between the two? I'm leaning towards silver.