Everything You Need to Know About Monetary Policy

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In our recent study Perceptions and Understanding of Money — 2020, we surveyed Americans to gauge how well they understand the mechanisms of money, including concepts such as monetary policy. We hope that this “Everything You Need to Know” series will help improve understanding of money-related topics and issues which could not be more relevant today.

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Everything You Need to Know About Interest Rates

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In our recent study Perceptions and Understanding of Money — 2020, we surveyed Americans to gauge how well they understand the mechanisms of money, including phenomena such as interest rates. We hope that this “Everything You Need to Know” series will help improve understanding of money-related topics and issues which could not be more relevant today. Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Inflation

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In our recent study Perceptions and Understanding of Money — 2020, we surveyed Americans to gauge how well they understand the mechanisms of money, including phenomena such as inflation. We hope that this “Everything You Need to Know” series will help improve understanding of money-related topics and issues which could not be more relevant today.

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Facts About The California Gold Rush – Money Talks 9.

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Americans still pay tribute to the California Gold Rush, both through the existence of the San Francisco 49ers football team and the way the phrase “gold rush” is still used today to indicate a windfall or frenzy (people use that term, don’t they?) But how much do you actually know about the California Gold Rush of 1849? And how much do you suspect younger generations know about this defining era in American history, for that matter?

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Why Does Gold Have Value? – Money Talks 8.

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Gold has been a valuable commodity since it was discovered thousands of years ago. The Egyptians are one of the earliest cultures to have fashioned gold into jewelry and for other ornamental purposes, marveling at gold’s natural shine, durability, malleability, and wonder.

Gold’s appeal has not diminished over the centuries, nor has its store of value. It is about to be the year 2020, and yet there is arguably no safer way to preserve your wealth than to buy gold. Yet, there is still some misunderstanding about gold by the general public, as evidenced by our recent survey How Well Do Americans Understand Money?

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