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WealthCycles Video Report – April 2015

Hello and Welcome to the April edition of the WealthCycles Video Report.  In this episode Mike covers all of the big events in the last month that point to a weakening global dollar standard.  If events like these continue at the current rate, it won’t be long before the dollar loses its status as the world’s […]

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: WealthCycles Video Report – January 2015

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. 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 […]

WealthCycles: WealthCycles Report – November 2014

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. WealthCylces.com is proud to introduce the new monthly video report for WealthCycles subscribers   Each month Mike will be recording a report of what he sees as the most important and interesting economic events going on at that time.  We […]

WealthCycles: Hungary’s Dubious Honor

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Hungary’s Dubious Honor:   Winning the Hyperinflation Title   Hungary is known for a lot of things.  Like the Rubik’s Cube, ballpoint pens, and cathode ray tubes.  But perhaps the country’s most dubious distinction is the fact it was home […]

WealthCycles: Who Wants to be a Trillionaire?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. 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 […]

WealthCycles: The Second Worst Hyperinflation

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. 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, […]

WealthCycles: Depressions Are Depressing

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. This chapter of Understanding money remains unfinished.  Still, I believe it is an important chapter because it shows how the good intentions of the Federal Reserve and the U.S. government were the sole cause of the global Great Depression.  I […]

WealthCycles: Bumps, Dips, Bubbles, and Storms – Part 2

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. 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 […]

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

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. 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 […]