At first glance, this idea may sound either impossible or even revolutionary. You can read the short article and read the author's analysis for the conversion to a Gold and Silver metal based economy. Sure, not everyone and not every business (certainly none of our governments) will be willing to make this conversion. The argument then becomes: how long can the present fiat money system continue to function? This concept will face stiff resistance from the banking industry AND from every level of "elected" government. Let that resistance serve as a warning flag about who to trust with your money (real money which you hold). Remember that you don't own any wealth held by someone else in your name (think of banks and in particular, the Federal Reserve Bank). More importantly, fiat money has no value beyond what you can convince someone else to give to it. Read: https://projectchesapeake.wordpress.com/2019/02/24/how-individuals-can-reset-the-financial-system/ Look around, read the news and note who is holding the physical Gold and Silver metal. Why are governments keeping stockpiles of these metals? You don't suppose that they think it will be valuable someday? Naah! That's just crazy talk... Right?