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Executive Insights

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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.

Edmund c moy u.s. mint direct headshot

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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Buying the Dip

Buying the Dip

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Spring Into Action and Jump-start Your Financial Plan

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7 Tax Questions to Ask When You’re Coming up on Retirement

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The Coming Inflation Situation

The Coming Inflation Situation

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The Never-Ending Federal Debt

The Never-Ending Federal Debt

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Buying Physical Gold vs. ETF: What’s the Big Difference?

Buying Physical Gold vs. ETF: What’s the Big Difference?

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Platinum Hits a Six-year High and Could Go Higher

Platinum Hits a Six-year High and Could Go Higher

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A Brief History of Gold in America

A Brief History of Gold in America

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What’s the Difference Between Gold and Bitcoin?

What’s the Difference Between Gold and Bitcoin?

Bitcoin continues to steal the spotlight. Its price quadrupled last year, and in early 2021, its price hit $40,000 for the first time. Bitcoin is the new kid on the block with regards to portfolio diversification, while gold has a reputation for being a longstanding safe-haven asset. Why are the two so often compared to one another?...

Surging Coin Demand

Surging Coin Demand

The demand for physical precious metals ownership is surging. I have previously discussed several of the growing number of reasons for precious metals ownership, such as towering federal debt and owning gold as a hedge against stock market volatility. It makes sense that these reasons would lead to high levels of demand from informed...

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