Author: Chris Campbell

3 Post-Collapse “Life Hacks”

3 Post-Collapse “Life Hacks” By Chris Campbell for Laissez Faire Books / LFB Fora Romana in Italy once marked the seat of power for the largest empire in history. It’s now a popular tourist spot for mildly curious high schoolers and...

How to Join the “Secret Society” of Rich People

How to Join the “Secret Society” of Rich People by Chris Campbell for Laissez Faire Books / LFB In trendy coffee shops, discussions about wealth often are grounded in three assumptions about rich people. They got their wealth through: 1]...

Gold: The Metal of the Gods is Back

Gold: The Metal of the Gods is Back By Chris Campbell for Laissez Faire Books Gold is making a comeback. Given humanity’s long, and never lost, appreciation for the Midas Metal, this should surprise no one. Gold always comes back. Today, we’ll...

Spy Alliance Pushes China Towards Cold War

Spy Alliance Pushes China Towards Cold War By Owen Sullivan – Laissez Faire Books / LFB Dear Money & Crisis Reader, The U.S.-China trade war has taken a strange and potentially dangerous turn. Just when it looked like Trump and Xi Jinping...

How to Persuade Anyone of Anything in Ten Seconds

How to Persuade Anyone of Anything in Ten Seconds By Owen Sullivan – Laissez Faire Books – LFB.org Richard Branson loves a great elevator pitch. Sure, the British business magnate is valued at an estimated net worth of $5.1 billion… And undoubtedly...

FIRE Your Doctor

FIRE Your Doctor By Owen Sullivan – Laissez Faire Books – LFB.org “I dreaded my visits to the doctor,” says 54-year-old Rosie Walsh. “She wasn’t a bad doctor… or even a bad person, I guess. She was well qualified… and nice. Even...

RUSSIA Leads the Attack on U.S.

RUSSIA Leads the Attack on U.S. By Owen Sullivan – Laissez Faire Books – LFB.org Just because I’m on vacation this week, doesn’t mean the rest of the team at Money & Crisis are slacking off. I’ve asked some of my colleagues,...

China Trade War Could Turn Violent

China Trade War Could Turn Violent By Owen Sullivan – Laissez Faire Books – LFB.org Dear Money & Crisis Reader, As I’m sure you’re well aware, the U.S. and China are engaged in a full-blown trade war right now. But, when it...

Stop Making Excuses!

Stop Making Excuses! By Owen Sullivan – Laissez Faire Books / LFB.org Dear Money & Crisis Reader, We all make excuses to ourselves. My favorite one is “I can do that tomorrow.” It’s a simple enough excuse… but it can be deceptively...

Shut up and Drive

Shut up and Drive By Jason Hanson Laissez Faire Books – LFB.org Dear Black Bag Confidential Reader, In this week’s mailbag, I’ll tackle all sorts of issues — from the best way to handle road rage to where you should hide...

No. I Am Not Alex Jones

No. I Am Not Alex Jones by Chris Campbell – Laissez Faire Books / LFB.org None of us are responsible for the limitations we were born with. We are only responsible for what we create.” – C.J. Midlam, The Windows...

ON SALE: Financial Emergency Essential

ON SALE: Financial Emergency Essential By Owen Sullivan – Laissez Faire Books – LFB.org Dear Money & Crisis Reader, I’ll say it once and I’ll say it again: Investing in physical silver is one of the best ways to reinforce your...