Wednesday, August 14, 2013
The Best Reason Why You Should Own Some Gold and Silver
I am often asked by people, who seem quite skeptical, "Why should I own any gold or silver?"
Here is the best answer I can think of:
Pirate One finds a treasure map. He searches for years and finally finds the treasure. They dig it up and lo and behold, upon opening it, they find millions and millions of dollars worth of paper money bills, checks, bonds, deeds, etc... from a country that ceased to exist a century ago....
Pirate Two finds a treasure map. He searches for years and finally finds the treasure. They dig it up and lo and behold, upon opening it, they find millions and millions of dollars worth of diamonds, gold, silver... from a country that ceased to exist a century ago....
Question: Which pirate do you want to be?
Think about it: How many countries have ceased to exist in just the last 70 years? I can't name them all:
Just for fun. Here's a list of countries that have disappeared since 1840 or so (there's gotta be more! In fact, Texas was an independent country until 1845 or so!)
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)
United Arab Republic
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