TIP462: What is money? w/ Lyn Alden

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN:01:11 - What is the cause and effects of falling empires and debasement of currencies.11:09 - Why the hardest money does not always win.17:08 - The problem with commodity money. 24:21 - The relationship between fiat currencies and warfare.30:49 - What the Tiffin dilemma is, and how it’s relevant today. 37:52 - Why Japan's macro situation is distinctly different than what will happen in the US and Europe in the years to come. 46:07 - Why the Bank of Japan can’t forgive the debt to the government.59:24 - What history can teach us about the performance of stocks, bonds, gold, and oil in times of inflation.*Disclaimer: Slight timestamp discrepancies may occur due to podcast platform differences.BOOKS AND RESOURCES:Our interview with Lyn Alden about Gold and Commodities.Our interview with Lyn Alden about Global Investment Opportunities.Lyn Alden's free website.Lyn Alden's premium newsletterLyn Alden’s blog post, What is Money, Anyway.Our interview with Alex Gladstein, the author of Check your Financial Privilege.Our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool.Check out our favorite Apps and Services.New to the show? Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs.Support your hardworking team in one intuitive platform by using Gusto, an all-in-one payroll, HR, team management tools and more. Go to gusto.com/wsb for your first three months free.Find people with the right experience and invite them to apply to your job. Try ZipRecruiter for FREE today.Find Pros & Fair Pricing for Any Home Project for Free with Angi.Personalize your plans in improving your metabolism, reducing stress, improving sleep, and omptimizing your health with InsideTracker. Use discount code TIP to get 20% off the entire InsideTracker store.Try out Rhoback’s performance polos, q-zips, or hoodies and bring a new meaning to the word comfortable. Use the code STUDY and get 20% off your first order.Break into the multifamily investing space or level up your investing game. Learn these at the Multifamily Investor Nation Convention. Visit mfincon.com for details and tickets. Use promo code TIP to get $200 off your tickets.Depend on RBC Wealth Management’s investment expertise to build a plan that helps you strengthen your financial security no matter where you are in life.Connect all your apps, automate routine tasks, and streamline your processes with Zapier.Gain the skills you need to move your career a level up when you enroll in a Swinburne Online Business Degree. Search Swinburne Online today.Confidently take control of your online world without worrying about viruses, phishing attacks, ransomware, hacking attempts, and other cybercrimes with Avast One.Get a FREE Wealth Protection Kit and learn how thousands are protecting their retirement savings and adding $10,000 (or more) in free Silver with Goldco.Get 50% off Remote’s full suite of global employment solutions for your first employee for three months. Just visit remote.com and use promo code WSB.Meet every business challenge -- from point of sale to eCommerce, staff management, business operations, costumer solutions, and so much more by using Square’s customized and connected tools.Take the next step in your working-life or get ready for a change, by being a Snooze franchise partner. To learn more, head to Snooze.com.au and scroll down the page for “franchising”.Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here.Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors.HELP US OUT!Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


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