Comment: Here's my critique of your post

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Here's my critique of your post

"You are wrong about GOLD."

Starting off by saying to your readers they are wrong will automatically put them on the defensive. negative votes guaranteed.

"Gold companies are using economic hysteria to trick you into a bad investment"

Gold is never a bad investment. It preserves your purchasing power over a long period of time and is an alternative to the guaranteed inflation one will experience in the dollar. Plus, the federal reserve dollar represents everything that goes against freedom. Thank goodness we can store wealth in gold.

Anyways, the negative tone in your post was set and the rest just kind of dies after that.

There's a good possibility there will not be a precipitous collapse of the dollar in the next few years. I've been around long enough to see hysteria come and go and this is just more hysteria I wish was true. Higher inflation..definitely yes. End of the dollar? unfortunately its still not gonna happen for awhile in my opinion.

Here's a different pitch to the DP community you could have made:

"If you think about dumping your money into gold with the idea you will become rich or even turn a profit in the next year or two, your greed just might disappoint you. In other words, don't put all your eggs in one basket."

“I’m fully diversified. I’ve got some under the mattress, some under the floor boards, some in the backyard.”