Yes, there are no good investments.
That means it's time to think about things like gold, silver, (yes even) education, but may I also recommend
That is why Ed over at Ranger Self Defense has been a long-time sponsor of the blogshowpodcastvlogyoutubechannelthingy I have going on here.
If you have surplus funds and you don't know where to investment them consider some security cameras for the home, some mace for your children in college, a taser for your spouse, or some diversionary safes for your valuables.
Ed literally has EVERYTHING but guns.
You can visit Ed here and purchasing something at Ranger Self Defense.