Why I Think Like a Bank

Have you ever started a long road trip to a destination so far away that the distance should be measured in days, not miles? If you have, did you start this trip with a quarter tank of gas, no money, and nothing packed for the trip or for an emergency? While you might answer “yes”…

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2019 in Review

2019 was a very big year both personally and professionally for me and our company.  The changes were big, and almost all of them for the better.  Personally, I am happy to say that my family and I have never been in a better place, we spend more time together and focused on the important…

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Paul Volcker: Remembering the Man Who Pressed the U.S. to Drop the Gold Standard

Paul Volcker racked up many milestones as chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1979 to 1987. Most notably, he sought to reverse the inflationary slide of the U.S. by pushing for higher interest rates. Following Volcker’s death on December 8, 2019, because of complications from prostate cancer, The Washington Post noted that the 92-year-old “left…

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The Overlooked History of the Georgia Gold Rush and the Dahlonega Mint

Think you know which location the “D” mint mark on a coin indicates? You may need to think again. The likeliest answer, Denver, is only half correct. Georgia’s Dahlonega Mint produced gold coins long before the Mile-High City did. A Forgotten Gold Rush Few people aside from the most dedicated amateur historians know this, but…

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