Jim Rickards is an economist, banker, lawyer, and capital market advisor for the Secretary of Defense and intelligence community. You may know him from his books Currency Wars, The Death of Money, The New Case for Gold, The Road to Ruin, or his newsletter Strategic Intelligence. Jim was Born into a middle class family In Pennsylvania, but life was changed dramatically when his father, who owned a gas station, went bankrupt when he was 12 years old. Jim talks about how he used education to escape from poverty and have a successful career on this episode of What Got you There!
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