Isaac Nuriani

Isaac Nurianibullion.directory author Isaac Nuriani

Isaac Nuriani is CEO at Augusta Precious Metals, America’s leading gold IRA specialists and Bullion.Directory’s go-to precious metals dealer for HNW (High Net Worth) investors.

Issac’s passion is educating and empowering retirement investors to protect their savings. He is a member of Ethics.net and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) – and leads a team of financial professionals at Augusta who share his commitment to service with integrity, as they help retirement savers use silver and gold IRAs to achieve effective diversification.

Household Debt Continues to Surge Alongside Inflation

Household Debt Continues to Surge Alongside Inflation

Americans have been relying on credit for some time to do their spending. And based on data recently compiled by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, they seem to be relying on it more than ever.

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10 More Years of High Inflation?

10 More Years of High Inflation?

Prices could remain elevated well after acutely high inflation subsides. One report says that inflation above the Federal Reserve’s 2% target could be with us for another decade

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Retirement Crisis Update

Retirement Crisis Update

Inflation has been significantly elevated for a year and a half. And since the end of 2021, it’s been stuck at or near four-decade highs. Many of the consequences you’d assume would result from high levels of persistent inflation have indeed come to pass.

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Could Inflation Target Be Raised?

Could Inflation Target Be Raised?

Inflation is still running very close to its 40-year highs. And even though the Fed has raised interest rates 75 basis points a pop at each of its last three Open Market Committee meetings, those moves have had little – if any – beneficial impact on inflation.

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Bridgewater, Stagflation and Gold

Bridgewater, Stagflation and Gold

There’s little disputing the fact that retirement savers are living through a most confounding and hard-to-navigate economic environment. Inflation has been well above the Federal Reserve’s 2% average target for nearly a year and a half and interest rates have been rising steadily

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August Core CPI: Inflation Far From Over

August Core CPI: Inflation Far From Over

Inflation began reacquainting itself with its 40-year-highs toward the end of last year and evidence suggests inflation is spreading. Ever since, Americans have hoped that each new monthly CPI report would be the one that finally showed consumer prices were heading back to earth.

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Fight to Contain Inflation… Just How Bad?

Fight to Contain Inflation... Just How Bad?

It wasn’t terribly long ago that the hope – indeed, the assumption – of both Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was that it would take essentially nothing to rein inflation in.

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Can Self-Directed IRAs Help Alleviate US Retirement Crisis?

Can Self-Directed IRAs Help Alleviate US Retirement Crisis?

It’s been a tough year for retirement savers. The highest inflation in decades already had been forcing Americans to suspend retirement plan contributions so they could keep up with soaring prices at grocery stores, gas stations and basically anywhere that anything is sold

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Student-Loan Forgiveness: Inflation Reduction Act Revelations

Student-Loan Forgiveness: Inflation Reduction Act Revelations

If you’re a struggling college graduate burdened with mountains of student debt, it seems your load is now a bit lighter. Except student-loan forgiveness could cost more than a half-trillion dollars with the initiative expected to swell the deficit far beyond the new inflation law’s deficit-reduction benefit

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Over 60% Households Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Over 60% Households Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Americans seem to be hanging on by a financial thread as number of higher earners living paycheck to paycheck has jumped. There may be a lot of citizens who have a job to go to each day, but it turns out the mere fact they have a job is no assurance of personal financial viability.

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Peak Inflation: Distinction Without a Difference

Peak Inflation: Distinction Without a Difference

Good news, says a sizable chorus of observers: Peak inflation finally has arrived. We can count President Biden among those who are singing that tune. But does a moderation in fuel prices signal that peak inflation has been realized?

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Retirement Crisis: Is Current Climate Making it Worse?

Retirement Crisis: Is Current Climate Making it Worse?

For years, we’ve been told there’s a retirement crisis in America. Survey after survey reveals that Americans don’t have enough money to get by in what is supposed to be their golden years.

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“True” Unemployment Over 20%

“True” Unemployment Over 20%

How bad is the Consumer Sentiment Index? Try this: The index now is at “its lowest recorded value,” according to survey director Joanne Hsu. That’s right. The outlook of consumers, as measured by the Michigan consumer sentiment index, has never been worse. But that’s just one bad number…

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High Inflation Ratcheting Up Financial Pressures

High Inflation Ratcheting Up Financial Pressures

Inflation, and now possible recession, are damaging more than prices, but spending less and working harder may not be enough to overcome lower wages, savings & living standards. More than one-third of U.S. households said they had trouble paying bills from April 27 through May 9.

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Social Security Shortfalls

Social Security Shortfalls

While a first glance at the latest inflation figure may indicate improvement, a second look at the numbers raises the possibility it actually could be getting worse. And as bad as that news is for all Americans, it may be especially troubling for seniors.

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Gold Demand Soars In Crisis

Gold Demand Soars In Crisis

The consumer price index (CPI) for April registered at 8.3%. That’s a slight improvement in the headline number over March’s 8.5%, but only slight. Notably, core CPI – the “underlying” CPI that excludes volatile food and energy prices – rose 6.2% year-over-year

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Recession Concerns Grow on GDP Fall and Fed Tightening

Recession Concerns Grow on GDP Fall and Fed Tightening

Soaring prices have been the big economic story for quite a while. But there are signs that inflation could be on the verge of getting pushed off the front pages – or at least further down on the front page – to make room for another ominous economic condition: recession.

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High Inflation Driving Seniors Back to Work

High Inflation Driving Seniors Back to Work

As you likely know by now, the year-over-year consumer price index (CPI) for March grew at 8.5%. The last time we saw CPI rise at a faster rate was way back in December 1981. Ronald Reagan’s first term as president was still in its relative infancy…

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Inflation Won’t Be Tamed by Fed Rate-Hike

Inflation Won't Be Tamed by Fed Rate-Hike

Three weeks ago, the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in more than three years. The size of the increase isn’t particularly momentous – just 25 basis points. But it’s expected there will be six more increases before 2022 is finished.

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Recession Concerns Grow Amid Signs of Consumer Struggles

Recession Concerns Grow Amid Signs of Consumer Struggles

High inflation by itself could trigger an economic slowdown – Consumers blaming inflation now for recession-like reduction in living standards. We’re just two weeks officially into the Fed’s newest tightening regime, and already there’s a good deal of news about recession warnings and signals.

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Gold Could Rise Much Higher With Lasting Conflict

Gold Could Rise Much Higher With Lasting Conflict

Hearing more about gold on your favorite financial news channels in recent weeks? Experts say that the principal energy behind gold’s recent price surge has been Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – but they also say renewed fears of stagflation are providing additional buoyancy to the metal’s price.

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Is Chronic Economic Uncertainty Gold’s Favorite Ally?

Is Chronic Economic Uncertainty Gold’s Favorite Ally?

These are uncertain times for long-term savers. That statement is accurate even if all you think about is the Russian invasion of Ukraine. As you likely know, global financial markets have demonstrated significant volatility during this time of Ukranian strife…

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Inflation: “Greatest Long-Range Danger Apart from Nuclear War”

Inflation: “Greatest Long-Range Danger Apart from Nuclear War”

I’m not encouraging you to believe U.S. inflation this time around could lead to the collapse of America. But I think it is good to take the words of Charlie Munger to heart and recognize the potential of inflation to have a significant impact on economies and personal savings.

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High Inflation or Recession: Analyst Says Gold’s Got You Covered Either Way

High Inflation or Recession: Analyst Says Gold’s Got You Covered Either Way

A funny thing is happening on the way to higher interest rates: The price of gold and silver also is moving higher. Since the beginning of the month, the spot gold price has increased by 4% and silver has jumped by about 4.5%. And this is amid all the talk of rate increases coming faster and in larger quantities…

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It’s 2022: Will You Protect Your Retirement Account With the #1 Choice?

It's 2022: Will You Protect Your Retirement Account With the #1 Choice?

What if this was one of your publicly declared New Year’s resolutions: “This year I’m going to protect my retirement account.” Here’s the thing – the moment you say it out loud, you and everyone around you will wonder why you’ve waited even this long to do something that clearly is so important.

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Fed Rate Hike To Trigger Recession – And Higher Gold?

Fed Rate Hike To Trigger Recession - And Higher Gold?

President Biden said at the beginning of last month that the U.S. economy was in “strong shape,” but it’s clear that everyday Americans aren’t anywhere near as optimistic in their outlook as the nation’s chief executive is. Economists are concerned Fed actions will lead to not only inflation, but recession.

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Precious Metals Could Prove Essential as 2022 Challenges Emerge

Precious Metals Could Prove Essential as 2022 Challenges Emerge

A lot of folks experienced a challenging 2021 – hopefully you were not one of them. Unfortunately there are real reasons to believe 2022 could be exceptionally difficult for retirement savers. Part of the reason, of course, is inflation. Last April, observers were stunned…

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The Cost of Biden’s Plan is Probably More Than They Say

The Cost of Biden’s Plan is Probably More Than They Say

Through the Build Back Better Act (BBB), President Biden suggests he’s decided to close out his political career by trying to create a legacy of governmental progressivism the likes of which we’ve not seen up to this point in America.

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Isaac Nurianibullion.directory author Isaac Nuriani

Isaac Nuriani is CEO at Augusta Precious Metals, America’s leading gold IRA specialists and Bullion.Directory’s go-to precious metals dealer for HNW (High Net Worth) investors.

Issac’s passion is educating and empowering retirement investors to protect their savings. He is a member of Ethics.net and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) – and leads a team of financial professionals at Augusta who share his commitment to service with integrity, as they help retirement savers use silver and gold IRAs to achieve effective diversification.