Bart Klein Ikink

Articles by Bart Klein Ikink

Natural Money is interest-free money with a holding tax. The maximum interest rate on money and loans is zero and there is a tax on currency. The tax may range from 0.5% to 1% per month. You don't have to pay the holding tax on money lent...
Interest rates have gone down in recent decades. Most economists think that they will go up again. But what if the opposite happens? What if negative real interest rates become the new normal? That seems unthinkable. Yet, negative interest...
Interest on money causes financial instability and contributes to economic cycles. Governments and central banks try to reduce financial instability and economic cycles. Because of their measures, many people think that they are safe. This...
The naturally occurring gold-silver alloy is called electrum.