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 - Recently, there has been a lot of press about Central Banks buying gold. It is completely true, says Rich Checkan, president & COO, Asset Strategies International.
Sponsored Content - After last year’s performance in investment markets, we will all gladly move onward, and it won’t take much at all to move upward, says Rich Checkan, president & COO, Asset Strategies International. 
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.

Rich's Videos

"Stagflation is a period of stagnant economic growth accompanied by persistently high inflation and a sharp rise in unemployment." With no end in sight to the current inflation and the equities markets turning bearish, Rich Checkan will share what you can do to weather this stagflationary storm.
Inflation has peaked—for now—but it looks unlikely to ever drop as low as the Fed's target level, yet the central bank has apparently done everything it can do without breaking the markets, the financial system and the economy. What are the investments that can beat inflation over the long term, especially with a powerless Fed? Our panel will provide strategies and specific picks.

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.

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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