Although there are more reasons, look at these five main reasons
Summary of 140 years of world monetary history
In this video Mike Maloney gives a summary of 140 years of world monetary history in ten minutes.
Mike Maloney is a life-long entrepreneur (had his own business at the age of 17), inventor, engineer, financial historian and educator, author of the best selling precious metals investment book of all time, Guide to Investing in Gold and Silver.
I believe that the best investment that you’ll ever make in your lifetime is your own financial education.
Throughout the ages, many things have been used as currency: livestock, grains, spices, shells, beads, and now paper. But only two things have ever been money: gold and silver. When paper money becomes too abundant, and thus loses its value, man always turns back to precious metals. During these times there is always an enormous wealth transfer, and it is within your power to transfer that wealth away from you or toward you.