True Facts About Gold And Silver

Learn about investment in silver and gold and why that's important to you.
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  • Lectures 8
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2013 English

Course Description

Facts about Gold & Silver: Gold is money.  Silver is money.

There is a 5000 year history of gold and silver being used as money.

Gold is the anti-dollar and the dollar is the anti-gold.  As the value of the dollar erodes, it takes more of them to purchase a set amount of gold (or silver).

The U.S. has been on and off of both Silver and Gold Standards numerous times. Today, the U.S. Dollar is not backed by gold, silver, or anything else. Because of this, there are consequences.

In this Facts about Gold & Silver course, you will learn about money, The Dollar, Federal Reserve notes, and fiat currency.  In doing so, you will come to understand their differences, and how each relates to silver and gold.

Other topics explored include: what gives money value?, what does the constitution have to say about money?, why a stable currency is of utmost importance, and why gold is vital to our monetary system.

The Facts about Gold & Silver course consists of a series of 71 slides from a college lecture.

It should take approximately forty minutes to complete.

Take this ultimate Silver and Gold Are Real Money course right now and learn Facts about Gold & Silver.

Instructor consultation will be via e-mail.


What are the requirements?

  • A desire to learn more about Silver and Gold.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • In this course you will learn of the characteristics of sound money, the attributes that make gold and silver the best form of money, and why precious metal backing of a currency is vitally important. The objective is for you to protect yourself from currency debasement.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to learn more about the fundamentals of sound money and their importance.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Money Defined

Lecture 1 is an introduction to, and preview of, the course content.  It is also makes the case for the importance of the content.

Lecture 2 defines what money is and has historically been.  In this lecture you will learn of the importance of gold backing for money.
Lecture 3 Presents and discusses the characteristics of sound money in detail. In this lecture you will learn which forms of money meet these standards.
Section 2: Gold versus Currency
Lecture 4 defines what a dollar is.In this lecture you will learn the differences between the definition of the Dollar and the Federal Reserve Note.
Lecture 5 defines the Gold Standard.  In this lecture you will learn of the historic timeline of when the U.S. was on and off a Gold and Silver Standard.
Lecture 6 discusses Dollar devaluation, its symptoms, inflation, and how all is related to gold and silver.  In this lecture you will learn about the Federal Reserve and how well it has managed inflation (or not).
Section 3: Conclusion
Lecture 7 provides a summary of the material, makes conclusions, and offers suggestions.  In this lecture you will learn about further resources available for continued study.
24 pages
This lecture contains additional relevant slides not included previously.

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Instructor Biography

Jerry Western, The Gold Money Guy

Mr. Western has bought, sold, and collected coins since he was a child.  He teaches College courses about Gold and Silver, Money, Inflation, and related topics including Precious Metal Equities.  It is his wish that others come to a better  understanding of money and our monetary system.

Mr. Western has an intense interest in all things gold and silver.

Look for other courses from him  on Inflation, The Gold and Silver Industry, and Gold and Silver Stocks and Equities.

He can be reached at

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