Read valuable and timely articles from our executive team of experts to further your precious metals and coin knowledge.
Our Executive Authors
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
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.
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.
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.
Director of Education
Brad Chastain joined U.S. Money Reserve as Director of Education after spending 18 years at Vanguard, one of the world’s largest and most respected investment firms. As a leader in Vanguard’s employee plan retirement education business, Chastain managed a team of specialists and was responsible for helping hundreds of thousands of clients plan and prepare for retirement. He and his team provided in-depth training and education on a variety of financial topics ranging from investments, diversification and risk management, to Social Security, Medicare and College Savings Plans. An in-demand speaker and recognized industry thought leader in the areas of retirement planning and wealth management education, Chastain is dedicated to helping U.S. Money Reserve clients reach their financial goals and build more secure futures with precious metals.
Tax season is a great reminder to review your retirement savings strategies and make changes that will enhance your prospects for long-term financial security. It's also a good time to start an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) if you don't already have one. A Self-Directed IRA, in particular, is ideal for savers who want to call the...
IRAs, 401(k)s, and something called a defined benefit plan? So many types of retirement plans, so little time! If you're wondering which plan is right for you, you're on the right track. Most people don't know how much they need to save or how to go about it in the first place, and more than "60 percent of Americans have no savings in...
What do you buy the person who has everything? Something that's irreplaceable, beautiful, and shows how much you care for their future. The best gift delivers all of these things and more, whether it's for a holiday, anniversary, birthday, or just because. Check out our list of hand-picked, highly giftable gold and silver coins that are...
What direction are gold and silver headed in 2018 and what should you watch for? Get your precious metals price forecast from U.S. Money Reserve, America's Gold Authority®. We've gathered the top insights from industry leaders and secured an exclusive interview with Alistair Hewitt, director of market intelligence at the World Gold Council.
“Global financial market conditions remain very favorable, characterized by unusually low risk premiums and volatility. Global short-term interest rates have continued to rise, led by the United States. With tightening cycles in the Euro…
As 2017 draws to a close, we’re facing at least three key economic certainties going into 2018. The first is that the market is clearly in a boom cycle. The S&P 500 is on a 12-month winning streak. Year to date it’s up over 18%. The Dow is up over 4,500 points since January.
When we think about the current stock market, here is the tale of the tape. The Dow has hit some 74 record highs since the 2016 presidential election. Its highest close to date was 23,557.23—hit just a week ago.
At an international banking seminar this past weekend, prominent figures from the banks of Japan, China, the European Union, and the United States met to discuss their respective monetary systems. For her part, Janet Yellen went on record stating that inflation has been the biggest surprise of the U.S. economy.
DATELINE: March 23, 2013. The New York Times headline blared: “Cyprus Makes Plan to Seize Portion of High-Level Deposits.” The story details how the island nation devised a raid on civilian checking and savings accounts in an attempt to avoid a national banking collapse.
For the first time in history our federal government has more than $20 trillion in outstanding debt. If you think, “It’s the government’s debt, not mine,” think again. The U.S. national debt is, in part, the money that each of us owe a portion of as a taxpayer whether we like it or not, and it’s a big number that affects everybody in...
It's understandable to want to buy gold coins and bars at a great price. This often means buying as close to the spot price of gold as you can, however, these prices can be hard to come by. Why is this and what can you do to buy gold at a price you're comfortable with? Start with U.S. Money Reserve to find out what spot prices really...
Bitcoin has had a busy few weeks. The most popular digital currency in the world faced price drama, a new legal ban, and harsh words from big banks. Some say the cryptocurrency has bounced back stronger than ever. Others argue that Bitcoin is finally being exposed for the volatile fad that it is. While no one can say for sure, one thing...
Find hundreds of reports, articles, videos, and other useful tools to help you become a more educated precious metals owner.
Stay up to date and get the latest news and updates impacting the gold and silver markets and precious metals industry.