Friday Fun: Funny Money

March 4, 2011

We talk about fiat currency versus gold & silver, how taking physical possession in your tangible asset portfolio is the only way to insure against all that is wrong in the global economy. What isn’t talked about are some of the more peculiar facts about the US Dollar & currency.

CNBC has some of the best slide shows on investing, here is another we thought you might enjoy. Our favorite, more Monopoly money is printed than actual Dollars.  To pick your favorite fun fact about our currency check out: CNBC – 10 Thing You Probably Don’t Know About Money.

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Friday Fun: Who Holds the Most Gold

February 18, 2011

Here is the list you have been waiting for.  It may surprise you to find out that one of the largest holders of physical gold is not a Central Bank.  The gold biggest gold reserve  is… CNBC: The Worlds Biggest Gold Reserve


Friday Fun: Most Expensive Rare U.S. Coins

February 11, 2011

When building a Tangible Asset Portfolio diversification is, as much –  if not, more important, than in your stocks & bonds portfolio. Rare coins should be like the sugars of the Food Pyramid – fuel to give your portfolio a boost when the other portions of the portfolio are flat or maybe retracting.

That is the subject of another report that will be provided in the coming days.  CNBC has a slide show of the premier coins in U.S. coinage. While some of these may be beyond the average portfolio they are always fun to gaze upon: Alternative Investing: Rare Coins.