Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

During times of social unrest, gold is the most portable store of wealth.

To be truly independent during times of social unrest, you need to hold a portion of your wealth outside of the banking system. Remember, paper money is just the promise of money. The pieces of paper in your wallet or purse have no value in themselves. Their value lies in the promise that you can …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Why the 0.1% don’t want you to own gold.

By the 0.1% I mean, of course, the ultra-wealthy. This is not the same group as the 1%. The 0.1% play at an entirely different level. These are the folks who are worth hundreds of millions of dollars, and sometimes billions. They use their money to buy influence at every level of government. Their financial …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

How to buy gold, and where to store it.

There is no mystery behind buying gold. No secret to how you should buy it. Yes, gold has an air of mystery about it. It is purchased and hoarded by central banks, third-world dictators and the super-wealthy. It is also worn by the rich and famous. It’s easy to imagine that, like fancy cars or …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Why are the world’s Central Banks buying more gold?

Action on the gold market has been a little flat over recent months, to say the least. The price has moved up and down on a regular basis since the beginning of the year, but not dramatically up or dramatically down. So what is going on? Well a number of factors have contributed to gold’s …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Why your investment advisor will BULLY you NOT to buy gold.

When was the last time your investment advisor recommended you buy physical gold in the form of gold bullion coins or bars? I’m pretty sure he or she never has. How come? The quick and simple answer is that your investment advisor won’t make a penny on the transaction. They won’t get a commission. Nor …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

The intrinsic value of gold depends on who you are, and what you want.

Gold has a spot price value, measured in dollars. We can look at that each day and, recently, we can watch it rise and rise, seemingly with no end in sight.   But gold’s value isn`t always measured just in dollars. And that’s what makes it such an interesting, complex and sometimes confusing asset. For …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Even Ben Bernanke understands value of gold as a means to protect one’s wealth.

It’s as if everyone is holding their breath. This is the week we’ll find out whether or not there will be a default on the U.S. dollar. Chances are, there won’t. It most likely that some kind of compromise will be made. The debt ceiling will rise. There will be some cuts in spending. Maybe …