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Reader S.M. wrote in to say:

“At times I need to ship gold coins so I joined the North American Collectibles Association. That gave me access to their private insurance program, which covers up to $75,000 per shipment. The rates for insurance are way lower than USPS registered mail, or the rates charged by UPS and Fedex. You can ship via USPS, FedEx, UPS, even domestic freight. I paid less than $100 to insure $75,000 shipments.

“They state that most claims are settled in 30 days. I’ve never had a claim with NACA, but the one time I had a USPS registered mail shipment get stolen, the claim process took 6 months and a lot of hassle.”

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Putting it on plastic again – Record number of credit cards issued in 2015 surging 90 percent from 2009. 60 million credit cards issued last year alone.

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Why The Arctic Oil Dream Is Not Over Yet

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Next Up For Our Chaotic World “What will happen in our increasingly chaotic financial world? For sensible analysis, seek the most intelligent, least biased, and experienced people … central bankers, most economists, and all politicians are, of course, not eligible.”

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