The war on your savings & retirement continues. In a stunning move, Charles Schwab has started informing its clients that “at least 80% of the fund’s net assets will be invested solely in U.S. government securities…” and removed from money market funds. In other words, Schwab is the first of many brokerages to cave to alarming government pressure and begin permanently unwinding trillions in money market-funds, rotating them into government debt. Why? Because our insolvent government needs YOU to finance its unsustainable $19 trillion debt. Luckily, there’s still one way to protect your savings & retirement before the entire house of cards crashes down.
After the 2008 global financial crisis, the U.S. Gov’t and Federal Reserve spent trillions of dollars bailing out the banks and propping up the markets. In the process, the national debt exploded to unsustainable levels and the Fed exhausted all its ammo. So with the U.S. rapidly going bankrupt, something else needed to be done to prevent the entire banking system from collapsing again. The solution: Congress enacted laws that give the U.S. Gov’t power to freeze & seize citizen bank accounts in order to save the banks. But there’s ONE asset that can’t be touched.