Is the Dollar’s Role as the Top Currency Safe? Kiplinger Economic Forecasts

Should you worry about efforts to replace the dollar, as rivals circle?

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Talk of challenging the buck is growing. Countries hit by U.S. financial sanctions in relation to the war in Ukraine see those efforts as the “weaponization of the dollar,” and are trying to promote alternatives to the dollar as the currency used in most trade and as the global reserve currency.

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Rodrigo Sermeño
, The Kiplinger Letter

Rodrigo Sermeño covers the financial services, housing, small business, and cryptocurrency industries for The Kiplinger Letter. Before joining Kiplinger in 2014, he worked for several think tanks and non-profit organizations in Washington, D.C., including the New America Foundation, the Streit Council, and the Arca Foundation. Rodrigo graduated from George Mason University with a bachelor's degree in international affairs. He also holds a master's in public policy from George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government.