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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.

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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.

Recent Articles

Gold Is Gaining Prominence

Gold Is Gaining Prominence

The view of precious metals as a necessary asset to help diversify a heathy portfolio is popular among seasoned professionals in the financial sector. Looking at their reasoning can give us valuable insights on a modern portfolio. Financial institutions such as UBS and Citigroup have recommended gold recently. In September of this year,...

The Deficit, the Dollar, and the Ugly Truth

The Deficit, the Dollar, and the Ugly Truth

Retirement has become more complicated in today’s world. Traditional retirement safe havens aren’t what they once were. Dollars and Treasurys, mainstays of any retiree’s portfolio, have been dealt a blow that can diminish their power over time. The U.S. budget deficit for fiscal 2020 was a massive $3.1 trillion. According to the...

5 Patriotic Ways to Celebrate the Navy’s Birthday

5 Patriotic Ways to Celebrate the Navy’s Birthday

The U.S. Navy is a force to be reckoned with—and a force that we at U.S. Money Reserve believe deserves nationwide honor and recognition. If you haven’t heard about the Navy’s birthday, then it’s time to learn how you can celebrate the occasion alongside your fellow Americans and service members. The Birth of the U.S. Navy A resolution...

Signs the Dollar’s Reserve Currency Status Might Be at Risk

Signs the Dollar’s Reserve Currency Status Might Be at Risk

The dollar has recently been losing ground on the international stage. While a “rush for cash” is a frequent event during financial crises, this year’s fallout has proven to be different. Central banks across the world typically see the dollar as a safe haven worth holding in a crisis—but they appear to be doing so less and less. In the...

Should I Buy Fractional Gold Coins?

Should I Buy Fractional Gold Coins?

You’re probably familiar with the heavy hitters in precious metals—the coins that everyone seems to want, like the 1-oz. Gold American Eagle, 1-oz. Gold Krugerrand, and 1-oz. Gold Maple Leaf. But you have other options—options that offer opportunities for more variety and liquidity. Here, we break down the advantages of purchasing...

What Is IRA-Eligible Silver?

What Is IRA-Eligible Silver?

Gold can be a powerful asset when held for an extended period in a retirement account like an IRA. Silver can, too—yes, physical silver. Learn which silver coins and bars are approved for IRA inclusion and how to get started with a Precious Metals IRA. What Types of Silver Can Be Included in an IRA? Silver can be kept in what’s known as...

Debts and Defaults

Debts and Defaults

The stock market may dominate the headlines these days, but it is not the only important part of the economy to track. Debt has been rising on a number of fronts across the nation. The influence of this debt should be considered when assessing the overall financial landscape. The most prominent of these debts may be the swelling federal...

Have We Ever Seen Anything Like This?

Have We Ever Seen Anything Like This?

Don’t expect to see high interest rates anytime soon. After slashing the rates to near zero back in March, the Federal Reserve has emphasized repeatedly that it is in no rush to raise them anytime soon. While forecasts that it would take a while to raise the rates are not new, the timeline as to when this will occur has drastically...

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