Inflation

Governments manipulate mainstream inflation statistics in Australia and the world over.

If you’re tired of being told inflation is low when your bills keep going higher and higher, we’ll reveal all the government’s dirty tricks that aim to keep you in the dark.


But you can also discover there’s more to inflation than rising consumer prices and why you need to prepare your wealth for both inflationary and deflationary threats. See more below.

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Fragile and Under Threat

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Australian Banks Have a Problem

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Ike Was Right!

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Surprise Attack

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Americans Are ‘Skint’

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