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...]

Week in Review: Feb. 27 to Mar. 5

In case you missed any of this week's articles, here is a round-up of some of the most read pieces written by the Economic Collapse News staff: When Government Acts, Unintended Consequences Follow Uh oh: Donald Trump wants to increase military … [Read more...]

Internet set to overtake television; YouTube consumption nearly greater than TV

The death of traditional television is gradually coming as more and more consumers cut the cord and turn to the Internet for their video consumption. Since 2010, there has been an explosion in the number of hours global consumers view videos on … [Read more...]

1 million views! A big thank you from ECN

Economic Collapse News has officially surpassed one million views. This is an important milestone for the website and we would like to thank you for your support. Whether this is your first time visiting or your 1,000th, we appreciate your support … [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...]

Week in Review: Feb. 13 to Feb. 19

In case you missed any of this week's articles, here is a round-up of some of the most read pieces written by the Economic Collapse News staff: Ludwig von Mises sends a message to Donald Trump Will Donald Trump spend more than Obama, Bush and … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Feb. 6 to Feb. 12

In case you missed any of this week's articles, here is a round-up of some of the most read pieces written by the Economic Collapse News staff: Donald Trump gets it right when he says U.S. isn’t ‘so innocent’ Is a bust coming? Fed’s money supply … [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...]