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Wealthiest Americans Pay More Tax Than Ever; Would Pay More Under Obama’s Path Out Of Sequestration

A new analysis reveals average taxes for wealthy families are higher now than at any time since the Congressional Budget Office began crunching the numbers in 1979. Families from middle and low-income brackets are paying less in Federal taxes than in the past.

Virtual Currencies Threaten Central Banks

Virtual Currencies Threaten Central Banks

If the shaky state of the current central banking systems throughout the world wasn’t already obvious, the fact that virtual currencies are worrying central bankers is further highlighting the weakness of most modern financial systems.

Don’t Pay ‘Outrageous’ Prices

Dear Bob,

I called National Bullion and Currency Depository on Jan 11th to order some of the $5 gold eagles. Jason White took my order. He informed me that they were sold out but I could get the $10 gold eagle for the same price per oz which was $840 for each of the $10 coins. I then put an order in for 6 of the 1/2 oz coins for a total of $5040 + $20.00 S & H. I received my order today, but they must have gotten something screwed up.

What I received was:

Qty Description Amount
1 2004 $10 gold eagle proof 70 1225.00
1 2006 $25 gold eagle MS 70 2056.00
2 $25 gold eagle – bullion 1680.00
Shipping and handling 20.00
TOTAL $4981.00



I don’t buy numismatic coins but even if I did, their prices are outrageous. I could buy a 2006 1/2 oz Gold American Eagle MS-70 PCGS (First Strike) from APEMX for $999.90. I will call Jason tomorrow to cancel the order. I expect them to arrange to have Fed Ex, UPS or USPS pick this order up from my house and give me full credit of the $4981.00. I would be willing to keep the two, 1/2 oz bullion coins for $840 each and pay the $20.00 S&H. Or what would you suggest? I definitely don’t want the numismatic coins.

L.J. M.

Gold And Silver Fly Out Of U.S. Mint

Gold And Silver Fly Out Of U.S. Mint

More Americans are becoming wise to the debasement of the U.S. dollar and destruction of the economy by the ongoing quantitative easing to infinity money printing and massive deficit spending, as evidenced by the surge in the sale of physical gold and silver by the U.S. Mint in recent weeks.

Don’t Get Ripped Off

Dear Bob,

What gold coins should I buy to make sure I’m not getting ripped off?

Thanks,

Richard Z.

America’s Tragic Economic Future

America’s Tragic Economic Future

Loosely attributed to politically outspoken rock legend Frank Zappa is the notion that politics is the entertainment wing of the military industrial complex. But unless you enjoy economic drama (or tragedy), the playbill for 2013 is already looking pretty lousy.

Lawmakers Toe The Fiscal Cliff

Lawmakers Toe The Fiscal Cliff

Most economic experts agree on three things: 1) Lawmakers are highly unlikely to reach an agreement before Jan. 1, when deep automatic spending cuts and crippling tax increases will automatically occur. 2) When they do implement a fiscal cliff plan, it will probably be little more than a quick-fix to avert only the harshest consequences of their failure avert the cliff. 3) Talks over the fiscal cliff have become more about political grandstanding and less about protecting Americans’ bottom lines.

Beware Taking On Debt

Dear Bob,

I am at a financial CROSSROAD and am going “nuts” trying to figure out what the best way to go may be.

I have a second mortgage on my home of approx. $44,000 and (at the same time) I have a total of about $43,000 (spread across 3 different investments: Merrill Edge, Charles Schwab, and an IRA at Chase Morgan). Do I cash everything in and pay the second mortgage, …… or just leave everything where it is?

Another idea I had was to purchase any type of 2-bdrm sound structure with a little bit of land (no matter how little)… “down South”… maybe in North Carolina or Tennessee. The prices down there seem to be EXTREMELY low these days. Why? In case the country SPLITS, I see the South becoming its own country… again! And… it looks like most of the conservatives may just be in the South. I don’t like the heat down there, but I definitely do not want to end being surrounded by communist liberals….no matter how mild the weather may be.

I REALLY hope I won’t get “….sorry, but I cannot give you financial advise”… back. I’m just an old woman, by myself trying desperately to get somewhat ready for the upcoming disaster (financial, social, and every other way one can think of). One would have to be blind not to see (and feel) that something terrible is coming.

I TRULY hope you can give me some direction on this. The above is ALL I have in the world and don’t want to do the wrong thing, especially “now”.

Cordially

Mrs. S. Winberry

Financial Industry: Russian Thugs Targeting Online Banking

Financial Industry: Russian Thugs Targeting Online Banking

Lawmakers have been itching to implement far-reaching government Internet controls in the United States for a long time. Now, the Nation’s financial services industry is giving them the boogeyman they need: warnings of a potential threat that Russian “cyber-gangsters” are preparing to rob American banks.

Guns, Gold And Four More Years

Guns, Gold And Four More Years

Most conservatives believe that the re-election of President Barack Obama is going to bring dire economic circumstances over the next four years, which could possibly drive the Nation into total collapse. The belief is likely not far-fetched.

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