Rich Checkan

President and Alternative Asset Strategist,

Asset Strategies International, Inc.

  • Co-Creator of Perth Mint Certificate Program (PMCP)
  • 25-Year Precious Metals & Rare Coin Veteran
  • US Military Academy (1987) Former Infantry Officer

About Rich

As the President and COO of ASI, Rich Checkan has been an integral part of ASI's maturation to a full-service tangible asset provider to include precious metals, and rare US, world, and ancient coins. Mr. Checkan oversees the operations, administrative, sales, and marketing departments, and serves as ASI's compliance officer. He is a regular contributor to Escape Artist Insiders magazine and ASI's monthly newsletter, Information Line. Mr. Checkan speaks yearly at numerous conferences and seminars worldwide, has been tapped for his expertise on industry vlogs and podcasts, and had been quoted in myriad financial newsletters and the NY Times.

Rich's Articles

Sponsored Content - Over the years, we have done our level best to share industry insights with you. Our hope in doing so is that you will better understand—and feel more comfortable in the process—of buying, storing, and selling precious metals, says Rich Checkan, president & COO, Asset Strategies International.
Sponsored Content - About 20 years ago, gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) made their appearance in financial markets. After two decades, they are still largely misunderstood. Let’s see if we can clear up some of the confusion, says Rich Checkan, president & COO, Asset Strategies International.
Sponsored Content: When we gathered for the MoneyShow Conference in Las Vegas in May, the one question on everyone’s mind was, “Why isn’t gold doing its job?,” states Rich Checkan, president and COO, Asset Strategies International.
Sponsored Content – Inflation has been building for the past year. It has not reached its peak. It will not be going away anytime soon, says Rich Checkan, president & COO, Asset Strategies International.

Rich's Videos

Most precious metals investment experts would tell you that silver is massively undervalued right now, and yet demand is off the charts! Rich Checkan explains why this phenomenon is occurring, and how you can diversify your portfolio with silver without having to worry about supply squeezes in the face of skyrocketing demand.

A world submerged into war is creating short-term volatility in the markets, but the threat to your portfolio is actually much more insidious and long-lasting. Rich Checkan explores the long-term drivers of economic instability, including mismanaged currencies and rising inflation, as well as how to combat these threats to your wealth with safe haven assets.

The pandemic economy is still buoyed up by the Everything Bubble, creating an environment of seemingly easy money. But with inflation rising fast, what tools are available to the Federal Reserve to fight it? And if they can't, how can individual investors like you protect your portfolio? Rich Checkan shares his insights on how to use gold and silver to respond to it all.

The specter of inflation is all over the news and at the forefront of investors' minds. Of course, with raw materials prices soaring and deficit spending and monetary expansion going where no man (or FED) has gone before, inflation is a real concern. Our expert panel will tackle the tough question on everyone's mind: When will gold, silver, and mining stocks answer the call to fight these inflationary pressures, and what will that look like when they do?

Rich's Books

Rich Checkan

The Top Ten Mistakes First-Time Gold Buyers Make

Unsure how to determine if a business is trustworthy enough to handle your precious metals investing needs? This guide highlights the importance of choosing to work with companies that are successful only when their clients are succeeding with their investment goals.

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