The Dollar has dropper over 20% of its purchasing power in the last 48 months, even more alarming is the 40% decline against gold during the same period. This according to Forbes is being driven by the Fed’s monetary policy & global inflation.
When the US completely went off the gold standard under Nixon we saw similar events as we have today. It was one of the worst inflationary periods of the 20th century. There are so many similarities it should have you running to purchase gold to keep from further devaluation of your net worth. See more details here – Forbes: Higher Inflation is On the Way