Silver is shining

Over $US20 a troy ounce and rising! Long before silver was being used in your smartphones, television sets and ipads – silver was money, just like gold. Countries over the world have implemented various types of silver monetary standards, at… Read More ›

Good Money and Cryptocurrency

Could cryptocurrency be considered ‘good money’? In our previous two posts on the topic of cryptocurrency, we learned what blockchain and cryptocurrency is and briefly examined the technological leaps it had made over the past decade. In this post we… Read More ›

Good Money and the Dollar 3

Part 3 – Dollars are not trustless! Our analysis of the ‘dollar’ in respect to the ‘8 characteristics of good money‘ detailed at Good Money continues. In this post we ask – are dollars trustless? The only reason a paper currency has… Read More ›

Risk-Free Return

The fifth risk-free return – is the most important risk-free return of them all. It is generally a tax-free return and its nature is ‘debt reduction’.