Crash Proof, How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse, by Peter D. Schiff. Schiff provides an insightful view of his thoughts about our economy’s direction and provides valuable informationÂ for protecting your finances. Although this book was published in Febrary of 2007,Â he predicted the economic downturn and rising gold prices. It is real life information for real life situations and very applicable to this moment. A good book.