Ric Bender

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Exploring economic trends shaping your personal economy.

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Housing Market

Exploring housing market trends shaping your personal economy.


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Exploring financial trends shaping your personal economy.

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Ric Bender

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I take complex financial and economic trends and turn them into easy-to-understand simple videos for anyone to understand and benefit from.

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Why Invest In Gold?

Why Invest In Gold?

Seven Reasons Why Gold May Be Right for You   Understanding Gold Investing   What you need to understand about gold first and foremost – gold can be volatile. Like stocks and other investments, in the short term, its price can go up and down. If you’re...

How A Gold Royalty Works

How A Gold Royalty Works

What is a Gold Royalty?   A gold royalty is a contract that gives the owner (a gold royalty company) the right to a percentage of gold production or revenue in exchange for an upfront payment.   Gold royalty companies use these contracts as a way to finance...

Investing In Royalties

Investing In Royalties

Royalties are a unique form of investment. Compared to stocks, they provide a stable, fairly low-risk alternative for investors. Instead of owning a share of the company's stock that fluctuates daily, investors are guaranteed a monthly payment based on the company's...

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