If you’re going to loan money to family and friends, treat it like a real loan (with one caveat). It’s the best way to preserve the relationship.
Buying fractional shares is closer to playing the slots than it is to investing. There’s a better way to grow real, lasting wealth... a way of investing that doesn’t doom you to lose to the house.
Money is not evil. And the love of money is not evil. You can take a bath in gold coins if you want—I’m okay with that.
Printing cash and handing it out to people for doing nothing is a terrible idea. Prices would go through the roof! You can prepare for this: If you don’t own these two precious metals yet, you need to act fast.