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7 Tips to Avoiding Sketchy Gold Sellers

June 5, 2017
Before you make any investment, it's wise to know who you're buying from. Here are seven tips to help you buy gold from a reputable dealer.
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5 Facts to Know Before Buying Gold

April 11, 2017
When you’re new to investing in gold, your options can seem a little overwhelming. The very decision to diversify your investments to include a commodity like gold shows that you’re thoughtful about where your money goes. You want to be similarly thoughtful and knowledgeable when it comes to how you make your gold investment as well.

3 Benefits Of Opening A Precious Metals IRA

August 5, 2010

Although much less common than a Roth or Traditional IRA or a 401(k) an increasingly large number of investors are turning to Precious Metal IRA for their retirement funds.

The Precious Metal IRA offers investors a number of benefits. These are just a few. It’s simple While you might think the process for opening a Precious Metal IRA would be difficult it’s actually quite simple. Whether you’re opening a Precious Metal IRA from scratch, rolling over your existing retirement fund, or making a transfer within the Precious Metal IRA, it couldn’t be simpler. Diversification safeguards your retirement fund Diversification is the cornerstone of any retirement fund. As we’ve seen in recent years, as soon as stocks can gain value, they can also decrease in value. Investing in precious metals through an IRA will help you safeguard against any sharp decreases in value. You don’t want to be left with a big shock come retirement age—a Precious Metal IRA protects against that. Precious metals will always have value Irrespective of its value in hedging against inflation, you can rest easy knowing that no matter what your Precious Metal IRA will always have value. There will always be a demand for gold, silver, and platinum. Additionally, because these precious metals are a physical commodity in an unchanging amount, your investment can’t suddenly “disappear.”
Where Are Coins Minted in the United States?

Where Are Coins Minted in the United States?

August 5, 2010

Coins in the United States are minted in four different facilities.

The United States Mint currently operates six different facilities, though only four of those mint coins. The two facilities that don’t mint coins are the United States Bullion Depository in Fort Knox and the United States Mint Headquarters in Washington, D.C. The four facilities that mint coins are the following: West Point, New York The West Point Mint was constructed in 1937, but at that time was known as the West Point Bullion Depository. Its primary function from 1937 until 1973 was to store silver bullion and other valuable items for the federal government. It wasn’t until 1973 that it began minting coins. The first coins minted in West Point were Lincoln cents that had no mint mark, which were minted from 1973 to 1986. 1977 through 1979 brought the minting of quarters of both the Bicentennial and Washington varieties and $20 billion worth of gold being stored within its walls. It wasn’t until 1988 that it was officially named a branch of the United States Mint. Coins minted here bear the “W” mint mark. Philadelphia Mint