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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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4 Tax Law Changes to Watch in 2022

4 Tax Law Changes to Watch in 2022

Every year, the IRS makes changes that could affect your tax return. The year 2022 is no different. In November 2021, the IRS announced several updates for the 2022 tax year—and these will affect the federal tax return you file in 2023. Generally, the most recent tax changes were made to account for inflation. Tax law changes are...

Where Are Gold Prices Headed in 2022 and Beyond?

Where Are Gold Prices Headed in 2022 and Beyond?

The world’s top gold producer forecasts higher gold output in 2022, and analysts at Societe Generale recently raised their gold price forecast for the first quarter of 2022. Where do you think gold prices will go in 2022 and even beyond? We’ve rounded up analyses from around the world to give you varied perspectives on 2022 gold prices...

Is Inflation Going Up? Yes, and Here’s Why.

Is Inflation Going Up? Yes, and Here’s Why.

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Happy New Year from U.S. Money Reserve

Happy New Year from U.S. Money Reserve

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Why Is Retirement Referred to as Your “Golden Years”?

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Why You Shouldn't Store IRA Precious Metals at Home

Why You Shouldn't Store IRA Precious Metals at Home

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The Difference Between Retiring at 50, 60, and 70

The Difference Between Retiring at 50, 60, and 70

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How to Tell If a Coin Is a Proof Coin

How to Tell If a Coin Is a Proof Coin

One gold coin is just like the next, right? Not so fast. When it comes to coins made from gold and other precious metals, you’ll spot not-so-subtle differences between proof coins and bullion coins. But how do you tell them apart? As America’s Gold Authority®, we’re here to explain how to know if a coin is a proof coin or a bullion...

Is Gold the Perfect Gift?

Is Gold the Perfect Gift?

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A 5-Step Guide: How to Gift Coins to a Loved One

A 5-Step Guide: How to Gift Coins to a Loved One

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