Idaho House of Representatives Votes Overwhelmingly to Remove Income Taxation from Precious Metals

Boise, Idaho (March 14, 2017) – By an overwhelming 56-13 margin, the Idaho House of Representatives today voted to end all Idaho taxation on precious metals, e.g. gold and silver coins and bars. Bill sponsor Representative Mike Moyle (R) and the … [Read more...]

Sound Money Is Rising at the State Level

By Clint Siegner, Money Metals Exchange Inflation is the most pernicious of taxes levied by our government. Officials systematically devalue the Federal Reserve Note “dollar,” then levy capital gains taxes on assets when their dollar price … [Read more...]

Idaho Bill Would End Taxation of Gold and Silver

By Jp Cortez The Framers of our nation established that gold and silver are money, but federal taxing authorities in recent decades have required taxpayers to pay taxes on this form of money when its exchange for Federal Reserve Notes results in … [Read more...]

When Government Acts, “Unintended Consequences” Follow

By Jp Cortez In 1850, French economist Frédéric Bastiat published an essay that is misunderstood, or more often, unread, titled, “That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen.” Bastiat brilliantly introduced the idea of opportunity cost and, … [Read more...]

How Sound Money Principles Can Bolster Your Personal Finances

By Stefan Gleason Sound money principles can serve to help grow the economy and restrain government. The political class, however, doesn’t particularly want to restrain itself. Washington, D.C. is addicted to the easy money policies that have … [Read more...]

Pension Funds Need Gold before It’s Too Late

By Jp Cortez Tens of millions of Americans and their employers pour money into pension plans each month, counting those funds to grow and to be there when needed at retirement. But a time bomb awaits. The bulk of U.S. pension funds are … [Read more...]

How Trump Can Bring Outside-the-Box Thinking to Bear on the Fed

By Stefan Gleason President-elect Donald Trump will soon have the opportunity to put his stamp on the Federal Reserve. And that is making the elite body of central bankers nervous. On the campaign trail, Trump harangued Fed chair Janet Yellen … [Read more...]

A 6 Step Plan for Trump to Make Our Money Great Again

By Stefan Gleason and Jp Cortez Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States in January. Americans will then find out then if “Make America Great Again” is more than a campaign slogan. It isn’t going to be easy. On … [Read more...]

Make Money Great Again: Vote for Gold

By Guy Christopher, Originally Published on Money Metals Exchange Who could possibly have predicted the astounding results of the November 8th presidential election? A lot of folks, it turns out. Better than 60 million at last count. But that … [Read more...]

We Should Take Our Cues From Markets — Not Politicians

By Jp Cortez I grew up a block away from the 7-train, where I’d take a short ride from the 90th Street station to the Willets Point—Shea Stadium station to watch my favorite team, the New York Mets. Sitting in the stands as a young child, I … [Read more...]