Silver vs. Paper (Everyone should have some of the shiny stuff)

Metals, gold, silver, even copper in some cases are little bits of power that the average person can amass at least to some degree.

There are many reasons to own hard assets, for instance owning some gold and silver in physical form is at least a small protest against the current fiat regime. That aside, the below infographic breaks investing in silver into simple purchasing power terms, and it makes a pretty compelling case.

And this picture breaks it down into even simpler terms: