Wyoming, Texas, Utah Top 2019’s Sound Money Index — Vermont, Arkansas, New Jersey Among the Worst

Wyoming, Texas, Utah Top 2019’s Sound Money Index — Vermont, Arkansas, New Jersey Among the Worst Precious Metals Dealer, Sound Money Group Rank the 50 States’ Gold and Silver Policies Charlotte, NC (December 2, 2019) – “Is Your State Destroying Your Money?” asks the Sound Money Defense League and Money Metals Exchange with the release of the 2019 Sound Money Index. The Sound Money Index is the first index of its kind, ranking all 50 states using twelve different criteria to determine which states maintain the most pro- and anti-sound…

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Sound Money Scholarship Winners Announced — 7 Outstanding Thinkers Earn Nearly $10,000 in Tuition Assistance

Sound Money Scholarship Winners Announced — 7 Outstanding Thinkers Earn Nearly $10,000 in Tuition Assistance Eagle, ID (November 5, 2019) – Seven outstanding students beat out over 100 of their high-school and college peers in making the best case for sound money through an international, gold-backed scholarship competition… …and the winners walked away with almost $10,000 in scholarship awards for their exceptional, thought-provoking essays. For the fourth-straight year, Money Metals Exchange, the national precious-metals dealer that was recently ranked “Best in the USA,” has teamed up with the Sound Money Defense…

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West Virginia Joins Growing Sound Money Movement — Six Other States Now Weighing Their Own Bills to End Taxes on Gold & Silver

West Virginia Joins Growing Sound Money Movement — Six Other States Now Weighing Their Own Bills to End Taxes on Gold & Silver By Jp Cortez Before the ink could even dry on West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s signature on a repeal of sales taxation on gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion and coins, legislators in Wisconsin and Maine introduced similar measures in their own states. All told, 39 states have now reduced or eliminated sales taxes on the monetary metals, and Wisconsin, Maine, Kansas, Arkansas, Minnesota, and Tennessee are…

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Congressman Demands CFTC Explain Its Failure to Find Silver Market Manipulation Where DOJ Did

Congressman Demands CFTC Explain Its Failure to Find Silver Market Manipulation Where DOJ Did By Jp Cortez Washington, DC (February 5, 2018) – A member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee today pressed the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on its conspicuous failure to uncover the very silver market manipulation now being prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice. In a probing letter dated February 5 to CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, Rep. Alex X. Mooney (R-WV) writes: U.S. Justice Department obtained a guilty plea from a former commodities…

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What States Are Doing to Offer More Currency Competition

What States Are Doing to Offer More Currency Competition By Jp Cortez The destruction of sound money over the past century stems from actions at the federal level, but there are steps which states can take —and even have already taken —to move toward real, sound, constitutional money. As state legislatures reconvene in the next few weeks, let’s take a look at the current state of play… Since 2016, sound money has made a splash on the state level. According to the 2018 Sound Money Index, a new ranking of…

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Money, Fake Money, & Sound Money

Money, Fake Money, & Sound Money By Jp Cortez Americans no longer carry gold and silver money in our pockets and purses as our grandparents did. But we still carry the history, legacy, and spirit of those gold and silver coins in our language. “Sound money” embodies a clear message recognized for centuries around the world. It describes the musical, metallic ring of a gold, silver, or copper coin dropped on any hard surface of glass, stone, wood, or metal. Sound money literally refers to real wealth, with a natural,…

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Utah, Texas, and Wyoming Top 2018’s “Sound Money Index,” Just Released by the Sound Money Defense League

Utah, Texas, and Wyoming Top 2018’s “Sound Money Index,” Just Released by the Sound Money Defense League By Activist Post The 2018 Sound Money Index is the first index of its kind, ranking all 50 states using 9 indicators to determine which states offer the most pro-sound money environment in the country. Charlotte, NC (July 9th, 2018) –Utah, Texas, and Wyoming round out the top three most sound money-friendly states in the United States, according to the 2018 Sound Money Index, released today by the Sound Money Defense League and…

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