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Wealth Cycles Video Report – February 2015

  Hello and Welcome to the February 2015 edition of the WealthCylces Video Report.  The past month was relatively quiet after last month’s shock of the Swiss National Bank de-pegging from the euro, but a lot of lower profile events took place in the interim.  Be sure to watch this month’s report to get all […]

WealthCycles Video Report – January 2015

Hello and Welcome to the first WealthCycles Video Report of 2015.  We’re only three weeks in and 2015 has already produced some fireworks in the global financial markets. In this episode Mike gets us caught up on the events that will shape the rest of this year and beyond.  He covers: read more

WealthCycles Video Report – December 2014

We hope everyone enjoyed and got a lot out of the first WealthCycles Report last month.  Much has happened since then so we cover a lot of news in this month’s edition. In the 2nd episode of the WealthCycles Report Mike discusses: read more

WealthCycles Video Report – December 2014

We hope everyone enjoyed and got a lot out of the first WealthCycles Report last month.  Much has happened since then so we cover a lot of news in this month’s edition.  In the 2nd episode of the WealthCycles Report Mike discusses: read more

Minimum Wage = Maximum Hardship

Looks Can Be Deceiving On November 4, 2014, the majority of voters in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota chose to increase unemployment among the poorest people, prevent the most economically disadvantaged from breaking the cycle of poverty, raise the prices of food, clothing and other essentials, and discriminate against immigrants, minorities, and the young. […]

Who Wants to be a Trillionaire?

Who wants to be a Trillionaire? By The WealthCycles Staff   In Zimbabwe in 2009, you could have a 100 trillion dollar bill in your pocket and still not be able to afford lunch. In fact, if you had such a bill, there was a good chance you had lost both your wealth and your […]

The Second Worst Hyperinflation

This very short piece was written back in 2006 for my first book, Understanding Money, and though correct at the time, today would be considered mistitled.  Just two years after this was written the Zimbabwe hyperinflation would overtake both Yugoslavia’s, and the previous record holder, Hungary’s, to take the number one spot as the worst […]

Bumps, Dips, Bubbles, and Storms – Part 2

Bumps, Dips, Bubbles, and Storms Part 2   The Return To Gold Throughout the 1920s most of the world returned to gold because the Classical Gold Standard had worked so marvelously well before WWI. It was the greatest period of international trade and stability the world had ever seen and the world longed for the […]

Bumps, Dips, Bubbles, and Storms (Part 1)

I had to split this chapter from my first book, Understanding Money, into two parts because of its length. It takes you on the wild economic ride from the end of WWI, the depression of 1921, the Florida real estate bubble, through the roaring 20’s, and ends with the stock market crash of `29. The […]

Understanding Money

Guide to Investing in Gold and Silver was my first book to be published, but it was not the first book that I wrote.  My first book, Understanding Money, was never completed.  That project proved to be far too ambitious.  It was a massive undertaking to be written as a trilogy.  At the time I […]