The United States has been in a recession in 2022. It just needs to come with the mysterious * to be safe. The media, politicos, and the financial services giants have basically […]
An 1875 Liberty Eagle Smashes Record and Joins the $1 Million Coin Club!
We all know that sports cards can now easily fetch $1 million or more in auctions and private transactions. Coins can fetch north of $1 million as well. According to Heritage Auctions, […]
Some Final Considerations Ahead of Ethereum’s Merge
The rapid rise of cryptocurrency and Bitcoin and anything digital was a wonder to watch and participate in up until November 2021. The first ten days of November had anyone and everyone […]
175 Million Reasons to Think of Your Collectibles as Collateral
Most collectors probably think of their personal collectibles purely as a hobby and might not give much thought beyond simply buying or selling. The reality is that collectibles, particularly high-end collectibles, have […]
Why Gold-Plated Commemorative Coins Are Awful Investments!
Whether collectibles are a hobby, a passion or an investment is up to each person individually. Just understand that there really is such a thing as a bad purchase. Just like the […]
Ten Pennies for $1.1 Million!!!
If a $12.6 million auction price for a Mickey Mantle baseball card wasn’t enough for you this week, what about news of 10 pennies selling for a combined $1.1 million! Some collectors […]
Are You Prepared for Your Home Value to Plummet?
Each recession has a different impact on the housing market and on the jobs market. The recession of 2022 definitely proves that point, if there is definitely a recession. Economists, companies, politicians, […]
$1 Million Coin Sales Keep Coming in 2022
Many collectors still love their coins. Numismatics may seem old school to the digital generations, but don’t let that fool you into thinking coins aren’t still big money. In fact, coins are […]
Collectors Should Brace for Higher Postage/Shipping Costs, Already and Again!
There is one issue which can be quite challenging when it comes to collectibles in almost every category. Shipping costs can be overwhelmingly prohibitive to many aspects within collecting. If you are […]
Is Online Spending Finally Turning from Inflation to Deflation?
We have all heard about inflation helping to steer the economy into a recession, or at least a classic recession with two quarters of negative GDP growth. And consumer spending is roughly […]
J.P. Morgan’s Private Collection, the Most Impressive in History?
People love collecting. It may now just be a part of human nature. If you collect coins, sports cards, art, antiques or artifacts may not matter. The reality is that once you […]
Hyperinflation to “MyFlation”: How My Grocery Prices Have Skyrocketed Over 2 Years
What the hell is going on with food prices and how do I track this over time? This is the question that many consumers are now facing. We all know that the […]
The Ultimate 4th of July Collectible: Complete Collection of All 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence
The 4th of July is a special part of American history. The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776 and that marks the year 2022 as the 246th birthday of […]
More Views on Rising Recession Risks for 2022
How you define a recession may vary wildly from how others define a recession. There is an old joke, if it’s ok to joke about future suffering — “A recession is when […]
Uncirculated American Eagle 2022 One Ounce Gold Coin: Gimmick or Steal?
The United States Mint has released the 2022 uncirculated American Eagle One Ounce Gold Coin and its $2,670.00 price tag may have some issues for certain collectors. True gold bugs may buy […]
Unprecedented Warmth from Collectors for Helping Ukraine and Affected Regions
The impact of the war inside Ukraine is not just a war inside of the Ukraine. Many nations have taken in Ukranian families, and the impact of higher food prices and shortages […]
For Collectors & Investors: How Long Bear Markets Usually Last (and How Bad They Get!)
Whether you have been buying stocks, long-term bonds or Bitcoin, the bull market and great recovery came to a screeching halt in 2022. The good news is that the market drop didn’t […]
Bitcoin’s Crypto Winter Puts Gold Bugs in the Driver’s Seat!
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency could do no wrong up until November of 2021. And as fast as “The Bitcoin ETF” was launched for trading access to Bitcoin futures prices, 2022 has proven to […]
These Index Prices Will Confirm the Bear Market in All Major Indexes
It’s no secret that the economy is softening and the Federal Reserve was way late to begin its rate hike campaign. It’s also no secret that the stock market has been witnessing […]
Have Gold & Silver Coin Buyers Vanished in a Digital World?
Inflation is hot and geopolitical risks are even hotter. It should be a great time for gold and silver buyers. That might have at least been the case if the Federal Reserve […]