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Read valuable and timely articles from our executive team of experts to further your precious metals and coin knowledge.

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AngelaRoberts

Angela Roberts

CEO

Chief Executive Officer Angela Roberts joined U.S. Money Reserve in 2003. Roberts has held numerous positions within the organization, culminating in her promotion to CEO in 2015. She is credited with creating the analytic and KPI structure at U.S. Money Reserve. Believing strongly that the people make the business, Roberts has positioned U.S. Money Reserve to be a trusted precious metal leader that always puts their customers and employees first. Learn more in her interview with Forbes.

John-Rothans

John Rothans

Master Numismatist

Chief Procurement Officer and Master Numismatist John Rothans has been a key fixture in the numismatic industry for over 30 years. Rothans joined U.S. Money Reserve as a consultant in 2004, eventually becoming Chief Procurement Officer and overseeing all wholesale operations, new product lines, and coin strategy. Rothans is credited with the development, production, and distribution of proprietary product offerings, including U.S. Money Reserve’s best-selling Pearl Harbor and Iwo Jima coin series.

Philip-Diehl

Philip Diehl

President

Philip N. Diehl is the president of U.S. Money Reserve and a published analyst of the precious metals markets. As 35th Director of the U.S. Mint (1994–2000), Diehl oversaw one of the most impressive government agency turnarounds in recent U.S. history through new product initiatives, increased oversight, strategic reorganization, and fiscal responsibility. His experience and expert knowledge in the field of precious metals strengthens U.S. Money Reserve’s commitment to a superior customer experience.

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Edmund C. Moy

Senior IRA Strategist

Edmund C. Moy collaborates with U.S. Money Reserve as Senior IRA Strategist. A recipient of the Alexander Hamilton Medal for public service, awarded to him by then-Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Moy served as the 38th Director of the United States Mint (2006–2011). Among many accomplishments during his tenure, Moy oversaw one of the largest increases in volume of precious metals output in Mint history, as Americans turned to safe-haven assets in the wake of the Great Recession.

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How Gold Stacks Up Against Other Assets

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Corporate Tax Increase and Stock Performance

Corporate Tax Increase and Stock Performance

  Wall Street is abuzz with the Biden administration’s new proposed corporate tax hike. As they plan a new infrastructure bill that could cost roughly $2.3 trillion over eight years, the administration has focused on fresh tax increases on corporations.   The proposed plan would raise the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%....

IRS Tax Tips for Stress-Free Filing

IRS Tax Tips for Stress-Free Filing

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Adjusting to The Year Ahead

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The beginning of spring marks a traditional time to tackle ambitious projects like cleaning out the attic or organizing the junk drawer. However, as this new spring begins, I’ve been thinking. Why stop at just projects around the house? Spring cleaning can go beyond just your living space why not apply the same ethos to your finances?...

What Is a Gold ETF & Is It a Good Time to Buy?

What Is a Gold ETF & Is It a Good Time to Buy?

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What We Know So Far About the Proposed Tax Hike

What We Know So Far About the Proposed Tax Hike

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7 Super-Simple Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

7 Super-Simple Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

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Salute Their Sacrifice: Why We Celebrate Medal of Honor Day

Salute Their Sacrifice: Why We Celebrate Medal of Honor Day

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How to Take Advantage of the Extended Tax Deadline

How to Take Advantage of the Extended Tax Deadline

Tax season is upon us again. This year is different for many people because of the economic impact and financial challenges resulting from the ongoing pandemic. Just yesterday, Bloomberg reported that the IRS is planning to delay this year’s tax-filing deadline by one month. This gives taxpayers until May 17 to navigate their tax plans....

What Are the 6 Best States to Retire in Financially?

What Are the 6 Best States to Retire in Financially?

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