The 2020 Crisis Money Guide

10 alternative currencies you need to know about during a crisis

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Dear Reader,

During a credit crisis, money doesn’t just stop circulating, it vanishes.

Assets become unsellable, stock portfolios crash, wealth disappears.

People cling to cash. They want real old-fashioned money that they can put in their pockets and their safes…

Just look at the recent examples of Argentina and Greece, and you’ll see how easily cash can vanish.

Banks and ATMs were shut down, withdrawal limits were imposed.

Within days a panic set in. People were desperate to get their hands on money to pay for food…for fuel…and everything else they needed.

After the banks shutdown in 2010, people in Greece resorted to meeting in town squares and bartering their skills for what they needed.

Now, we’re not suggesting a Greek-style currency collapse is going to happen here in Australia.

But hypothetically, what would you do if you suddenly lost access to cash and credit — even for a short period of time?

It seems so farfetched you may not have even thought about it until now.

But we want you to be prepared for the unthinkable. That’s why it’s crucial to know about cash alternatives.

This free ‘Crisis Money Guide’ from our friends at Bonner & Partners shows you practical solutions to keep your world moving in a crisis.

Enter your email address below to get your free copy of the ‘Crisis Money Guide’ and learn:

  • Cash alternatives: An early dollar substitute could turn out to be gold and silver. This is exactly what happened in Argentina during the country’s most recent financial collapse. Learn where to find the best gold deals, how to assess quality (and true worth) in minutes, and how to avoid getting ripped off by merchants.
  • 10 alternative mediums of exchange that aren’t currency or metals: These could be the highest value resources to own if society is stressed to the breaking point. If you can’t get your hands on cash, credit, or metals, these are the next best thing. Find out how many you might already have lying around your home.
  • Nine indispensible skills to have during a crisis: Barter markets sprung up in Greece in 2010 after credit collapsed and cash limits were imposed. These skills aren’t money, but they’re valuable enough you can barter for anything else you need. Importantly, they’re beyond the reach of the government and tax-free.

The ‘Crisis Money Guide’ can help you adapt to…and survive…a major currency crisis.

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