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Can someone give me some financial advice?

If I have all my bills paid off and about $30 dollars a week to save, should I buy gold, silver or food!
For the last two days I have written a couple articles about the advantages of buying beans. This seems to have irritated some, but it wasn't my intention, my intention was to raise a little debate.
For those of you who are unable to think beyond beans, let me explain! Most people don't have money to invest. Most Americans live paycheck to paycheck, so trying to tell them to buy gold and save it under their mattress is not going to work. Our goal here is to bring people over to Ron Paul. Now if we promote an idea, that is economically viable for the masses, that they should start buying non-perishable food items, such as beans, to protect themselves against inflation, (I am using beans here to encompass all necessary survival items), then we are speaking to them and can draw them to our side. Otherwise Obama is going to take all our good ideas, such as ending the war, and twist them up with his socialist ideals. Can't you see that telling people to buy gold, gives them the impression that we are all a bunch of rich conservative pricks, only interested in pushing up the price of our gold, (I happen to have a $1000 Ron Paul gold piece myself, #194) but telling them to buy food items, beans and anything else that they need, they will relate to this, because there is no risk, and if we are wrong about the price of food going up they still have food! But if the price of food going up doesn't occur, than it is doubtful that the price of gold will go up! So when you go to the rallies, buy a bag of beans, wave it in the air, and tell people to buy food. Those of us who have money to buy gold, will more than likely do so.
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I buy beans... However...

However... I also plan for five years down the road...

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Then this:

Many individuals have posed the question to me... How do you

protect yourself against inflation?

As a response I would like to share the following:

I have been purchasing (1) ounce silver eagle dollars with my

fiat money... Two (2) per month... As a retiree living on SSN

that is all I can afford...

Recently I have come across this company http://cegsilver.com

from which I am now making my purchases... If you feel

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do as you wish... Yes I benefit from this post as most of you

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Thanks... And have a great day...

Joel...

I heard food prices just went up 10%

My friend told me he went out to eat and the appetizer prices were more, he was told by management that food prices went up 10%. You may be onto something. Keep up the great work, my suggestion to everyone is to learn how to grow your own food just in case. Go Ron, Goooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

Having lived in a hurricane prone area

it's practical advice to have as much non-persihable food on hand as you can store; beans, canned veggies, canned and dried fruit, potted meat etc. and a good supply of clean water and/or a device to filter water should the need arrive. This is priority number #1 and what to do with your $30/mo. It makes sense not just for those who happen to be in a hurricane area but, for everyone concerned about the possibility of weather related instances, avian flu outbreak etc etc

Once you have a supply of food, use the FIFO (first in first out) method of re-stocking your pantry. I never buy and store items I can't work into a meal throughout the year. This way you have food on hand and are continually replacing used stores with longer expiration dates for your items. It doesn't take much effort after you have a good food supply stored.

It isn't fun waiting for FEMA to show up. Prepare and be able to care for yourself and family. Having been there I can attest that martial law isn't great either even though, since there is no power, it's dark...very dark outside :) Get some light and batteries too!

Yes, the gold and silver coins are commodities but...

According to law are gold and silver coin U.S. dollars?
Are U.S. dollars the ONLY legal and lawful dollars in the U.S.?
Can you purchase goods and services with U.S. dollars?
Did the U.S. Congress state in 1985 that it is the responsibility of the American people to start using U.S. dollars by contracting in them (getting paid or cashing your paycheck at a coin dealer) and spending them into circulation?
Does trading in U.S. dollars make inflation an impossibility?
Will Federal Reserve Notes, by design, continue to depreciate and become what the IRS calls "worthless securities"?
Will the criminal syndicates/banks continue to refuse their obligation to redeem said Notes for U.S. dollars?

The answer to all the above, if you heard anything stated by the next President of the united States of America: Ron Paul, is obviously YES. Buy your beans, but do it like an American, with U.S. dollars.

I hate misleading titles

and I don't care much for people who want to keep bringing up silly things that have absolutely nothing to do with Ron Paul.

Oh

Easy enough.

Gold is again a way to transport your wealth over a rough economic time. If you can't survive through that in the first place, then gold really isn't going to help you.

I've posted this before, but this is what I was told by my father in '04. I trust him implicitly in mattres of economics.. he buys politicians, so seems to be in the know on stuff that would curl your hair. He told me that if I wanted to get ready for what was coming financially, then I needed to think about how I would survive one year without

1./ Utilities

2./ Available food

3./ Money

Keep in mind that your neighbors will be going through the same thing. Looting will be bad and exponentially worse the more population is in your area. The police and/or military is going to be much too busy to respond to a little thing like you being shot for your food.

If you approach it in that mindset, then you'll be better prepared IF indeed something happens. If a best-case scenario happens then you will have too much food, bullets, and water. So no biggie.

So yes, nonperishables are your first item.. food.

Get the basics out of the way before attempting to crashproof assets, of course.

~Live life to its fullest, with an open heart, open arms and most important... an open mind~