Episode 26

How much do you really know about cash and how it works?

In this episode we discuss Cash.

We will run through what type of asset it is, how the currency system works, and how it can be manipulated!

We also discuss:

  • The good old days of the Gold Standard
  • What the real uses for cash are
  • What are the uses for cash, and how you can improve your position.
  • Why you can get a 60% interest rate in Argentina, but it may not be worth it!
  • What to do with cash and the potential negatives of doing so!

And here’s the Ray Dalio video that Jayden mentioned, “The Economic Machine”

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