The Little Book of the Shrinking Dollar: What You Can Do to Protect Your Money Now

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With the weakening dollar a hot topic for retirees, savers, and investors, this Little Book delves into the economic turmoil in the U.S. and shows how to survive it

The United States dollar is losing value at an alarming rate. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) index, the U.S. currency is 37 percent below fair value against the Australian dollar and 20 percent versus the Canadian dollar. The decline of the U.S. dollar is one of the ...

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Overview

With the weakening dollar a hot topic for retirees, savers, and investors, this Little Book delves into the economic turmoil in the U.S. and shows how to survive it

The United States dollar is losing value at an alarming rate. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) index, the U.S. currency is 37 percent below fair value against the Australian dollar and 20 percent versus the Canadian dollar. The decline of the U.S. dollar is one of the biggest threats facing American investors today, but with the Little Book of the Shrinking Dollar: What You Can do to Protect Your Money Now in hand, you have the knowledge and the expertise you need to fight back.

Written by New York Times bestselling author Addison Wiggin, a leading economic forecaster, the book explores the reasons for the dollar's decline, and its precarious relationship to other currencies around the world. Filled with invaluable strategies for retirees, savers, and investors who want to keep their money safe no matter what lies ahead, the book is your one-stop guide to weathering the storm.

  • Covers strategies for safeguarding your wealth, including safer havens for money, alternative investments, and other opportunities
  • Written by Addison Wiggin, a three-time New York Times bestselling author and leading economic forecaster
  • Wiggin's predictions about the decline of the dollar have proven true time and again, making him the right man for the job when it comes to predicting what lies ahead

The U.S. dollar is no longer the secure and stable currency that most Americans grew up believing in. Even after recent gains, the dollar remains weak. But with the Little Book of the Shrinking Dollar you have a concise guide to what's driving its demise and everything you need to protect your money today and in the years to come.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118245255
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/8/2012
  • Series: Little Books. Big Profits Series , #42
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 691,385
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction xv

Chapter One Dollar Decline 1

Chapter Two Serial Bubble Blowers 9

Chapter Three Economic Reality Check 31

Chapter Four Debts Do Matter 49

Chapter Five Inflation 101 75

Chapter Six Something’s Gotta Give 91

Chapter Seven A Tale of Two Deficits 121

Chapter Eight Dollar Codependents 133

Chapter Nine The Dollar’s Days Are Numbered 153

Chapter Ten Currency Winners 175

Chapter Eleven Dollar Apocalypse 189

Chapter Twelve Tips on Surviving the Next Crisis 201

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