Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

2 Reasons why you should store some of your gold overseas.

Owning gold is all about protecting yourself and your wealth. It’s the money you keep outside of the banking system and out of reach of Wall Street. It’s about planning for the future and avoiding risk. It’s about coming out on top in the event of a catastrophic social or economic event. To achieve this …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Wondering what to give your loved ones this holiday season? Give gold.

Here in North America we have no tradition of giving gold as a gift. That’s a pity – for the reasons I describe below. And it’s not the case in many other parts of the world. Of all countries, India stands out for the way in which families protect and distribute wealth through gifts of …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

How to buy physical gold at the lowest price, and keep it safe and available.

When we think of buying physical gold, we naturally think of holding the gold in our hands and then storing it in a safe place at home, or at our bank. There is something almost irresistible about actually owning and touching the gold you buy. But that need to hold your gold in your hand …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Who is buying gold: Paulson, Soros, Robertson and others.

While I always remain skeptical about the opinions of gold experts, I do take notice when a few of the more notable gold buyers start stocking up on my favorite metal. Over the last few days I have read a number of stories about well-known investors buying more gold. John Paulson and George Soros have …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Turkey is paying for Iranian oil with gold bars carried over the border.

Since March of this year Turkey has exported $11.7 billion in gold bullion, over 90% of which was carried over the border on its way to Iran or the United Arab Emirates. What’s happening? Turkey is buying oil. Not with wire transfers or cash, but with gold bullion. They can’t buy Iranian oil through the …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Why owners of physical gold think like insurance agents.

If you are a gold trader, you’ll be watching the Comex gold futures contract numbers, and you’ll start fidgeting and worrying every time gold prices go up or down by a dollar or two. If you buy gold mutual funds or ETFs, you won’t be as fidgety as the trader, but you’ll still be watching …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Owning gold makes us less vulnerable to centralized dependency.

John Aziz of azizonomics.com recently wrote a post about how the centralization of the global economy puts us all at risk. Here is a quote from his post: “Centralisation concentrates decision-making. Centralisation acts as a transmission mechanism to transmit and amplify the effects of centralised decisions throughout a system. This means that when bad decisions …