Economic crisis: How do people save their money?
The current economic crisis, in 2020, is of course related to the health crisis we are experiencing at a global level. With this crisis, how do people save their money? Indeed, obtaining a return on often hard-earned savings is nowadays truly complicated. As the interest on money no longer yields anything, you have to find solutions that allow you to keep your savings. But everything seems to have become blurred and risky. Let's take a look at the situation first, and then at the possible solutions.
Economic crisis: How do people save their money?
Yes, this economic crisis is giving savers a hard time, to say the least. This crisis is caused – at least apparently – by something very different than a banking crisis, since it comes from a health crisis, but it brings us back to the dark hours of 2008 and the years that followed.
Let us be clear: despite the political promises of the time, little has really changed. Politicians explained then – hand on heart – that the system was going to change. Unfortunately, today we have to admit that this is not the case, except perhaps for some marginal details.
Even worse: without much advertising, the authorities have reorganized the laws of many countries, allowing the banking system to drain our accounts in the event of a new crisis. Now we are on the brink of the abyss again. This is the observation, which is not comforting for savers.
We must therefore be able to outsmart the system intelligently and legally.
Investing in the real economy?
This is of course a first solution, proposed by the economist Michel Santi. But this obviously does not directly concern savers with a medium-size asset base.
Investing in the real economy when it is in great difficulty is very risky. No one can predict what will happen in the coming months and how quickly the patient – our economic system – will recover.
Therefore, betting on the real economy means having a solid backbone, as only a state or some big investors can have. In short, these are the most important economic players who take advantage of this to buy up companies at low prices. The smaller saver rightly sees this investment as probably too dangerous, unless there are exceptional circumstances.
Of course the wealth holder can feel that an idea will work and that it has potential, and it is a good thing that some people have confidence, because it is also a small part of what will help the economy recover. There is a vital energy present, and a regenerative optimism.
But not everyone is adventurous. Similarly, although good ideas are everywhere, they sometimes take time to materialize; time, and a tenacious project leader in whom the investor can trust.
For most savers, this is therefore not an ideal solution, even if it may be interesting for some. It is obviously not overlooked, since our changing world also means being open to innovative solutions that are different from the norm.
Finance and art go hand in hand
Michel Santi is a leading economist, independent adviser to central banks and author of books on economy, mainly. He has also created a financial company based in Geneva. An SME where he and his partner managed up to forty employees. Passionate about art for decades, he decided to combine art and finance. He then founded the company Art Trading & Finance.
On the basis of the observations outlined above, he realized several years ago that money could no longer be invested as it had been until then. It was necessary to think differently. Michel Santi has always been a pragmatic precursor, as shown by his numerous books, prefaced by great names, as well as by his many appearances in the media, which you will find on his website, which we invite you to visit.
Finance and art go hand in hand... as long as you are a connoisseur of both fields. And this is the case at Art Trading & Finance, ATF. Art is a great way to obtain interesting returns, in the medium or long term, whether you are passionate about art or not.
There are several ways to make a work of art acquired for this purpose bear fruit. The ATF team is totally committed to help you achieve this goal. For example, you can store your work of art in a secure warehouse; or have it exhibited in museums, which will increase its value thanks to a certificate that ATF will help you to obtain.
Depending on your needs related to your estate, your tastes and the enlightened advice that Art Trading & Finance will provide you with, you will engage in an innovative but secure investment, particularly through the four-pillar system, which you will find detailed in this article.
Securing your savings differently
It is not really possible anymore today to imagine the future based on our reference frame of the past. We all need to think intelligently about how to deal with the new standards imposed by our society.
Besides, isn't it nice that your assets contribute to the development of an artist's career? This, of course, while increasing the return on your savings.
Securing your savings in this way is not very common, especially since it is rare to find experts in both fields, finance and art, on the market.
However, once you've found this combination that offers real added value, it would be a shame to let the opportunity for a meeting with no obligation slip away, to find out more.
That is why we invite you to contact Art Trading & Finance today so that you can see for yourself the relevance of what this particularly cutting-edge company has to offer.
The team will be happy to tell you more and to discuss your personal situation with you personally, which obviously requires a very specific adjustment.
One last thing: you don't have to have a large estate to make this possible. These investments are also very interesting with a smaller asset base. The returns, with this double and sharp financial and artistic approach, are very interesting in this case as well.
This is why we will be happy to answer all your questions. Feel free to contact us; our team will be happy to help you.
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