Charles H. (Chuck) Coppes is the founder and president of IDP Consulting Group, an independent precious metals and consulting firm that assists clients with pension fund rollovers, commercial storage and physical delivery of precious metals. With a business background in sales and marketing for almost forty years, he has been a licensed securities broker and a featured guest on local and national radio programs. He is a summa cum laude graduate with a degree in Christian Apologetics and Comparative Religions, and his articles have appeared in various newsletters and publications. He is the author of America’s Financial Reckoning Day that provides an intriguing background of monetary history, macroeconomics and geopolitics that is prophetically shaping our world today, along with helpful advice for contrarian investors. For the baby-boom generation this is a serious wake-up call that domestic and foreign issues are converging to script the “perfect financial storm” that includes everything from sovereign debt, unfunded liabilities, and derivatives exposure to eventual currency collapse, bond defaults, hyperinflation and threats to our civil liberties.