Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Debt

Prepare For Economic Crisis: Fund Managers Warn ‘It’s Going To Be UGLY’

Fund managers have been warning that an economic downturn is in the making, and they are prepared for it.  They say it’s “going to be ugly,” but how can you prepare for the coming economic crisis? The main culprit for the looming downturn, fund managers say, is the Federal Reserve, which is expected to again raise U.S. […]

When They Shall Say “Peace And Safety”: Polls Show Americans Are The Most Optimistic They Have Been In A Very Long Time

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email By a very wide margin, this is the most optimistic that Americans have been about the future since I started The Economic Collapse Blog in late 2009.  Even though the middle class is shrinking, 102 million working age Americans do not have a job, and we are now 21 trillion dollars […]

The End Of Stimulus? (And The Start Of The Crash?)

This report was originally published by Chris Martenson at PeakProsperity.com Back in January of 2016 we saw what appeared to be, and in my opinion should have been, the end of the Everything Bubble blown by the word’s central banking cartel. The carnage started in the emerging markets. Highly-leveraged positions and carry trades began to unwind. That’s […]

A Summer Of Disappointments Will Lead To An Extended Economic Crash

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com The summer season is often about renewed hope and revelry in comfort, and this goes for economic comfort as much as anything else. In parallel to the old tale of The Ant And The Grasshopper, we are all tempted to act like the grasshopper, forget about […]

Why America Is Heading Straight Toward The Worst Debt Crisis In History

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Today, America is nearly 70 trillion dollars in debt, and that debt is shooting higher at an exponential rate.  Usually most of the focus in on the national debt, which is now 21 trillion dollars and rising, but when you total all forms of debt in our society together it comes […]

Federal Reserve: More Than 4 Out Of 10 Americans Do Not Even Have Enough Money To Cover An Unexpected $400 Expense

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email The U.S. economy is not doing nearly as well as the mainstream media would have you believe.  A few days ago I wrote about a new study that discovered that nearly 51 million U.S. households “can’t afford basics like rent and food”, and just yesterday I discussed the fact that we […]

77 Million Square Feet Of Retail Space And Counting – America’s Retail Apocalypse Is Spiraling Out Of Control In 2018

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email In 2017 we absolutely shattered the all-time record for retail store closings in a single year, and this year it looks like we are going to shatter the record once again.  In fact, there are some that are projecting that up to 9,000 retail stores could close by the time that […]

Nearly 51 Million Households In The United States ‘Can’t Afford Basics Like Rent And Food’

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email If the U.S. economy is performing well, then why can’t 51 million households in the United States “afford basics like rent and food”.  A stunning new report that was just put out by the United Way ALICE Project shows that the gap between the wealthy and the poor in this country […]

The Middle Class Sure Isn’t What It Used to Be

This report was originally published by Daisy Luther at The Organic Prepper If you’ve noticed that it takes a lot more money to live the middle-class American Dream than it used to, you aren’t alone. Buying a house, saving for retirement, and putting your kids through college while living comfortably is a whole lot harder […]

The End Of Our Empire Approaches

This article was originally published by Chris Martenson at PeakProsperity.com Do you have the nagging sense that our empire is in decline? If so, don’t be embarrassed by it. Historically speaking, we’re in very good company. Far larger and longer-lived empires than ours have come and gone over the millennia. This was hit home for me […]