Gold is More Than a Pretty Investment

Gold’s rarity, resistance to inflation and globally-held value make it a sound investment for individuals worldwide. Because it forms as a naturally-occurring metal, gold also sports incredible age-resistant properties that make it invincible to rust, burning, weathering and deterioration over time. Talk about eternal wealth!

What Are Precious Metal IRAs and Are They Right for Me?

Deciding whether a precious metal IRA or more commonly a gold IRA is right for you depends on your investment savings circumstances. Gold isn’t renowned for its growth potential, but it is commonly utilized as a hedge against the unforeseen market, currency, and economic risks. Should you convert all your retirement savings into a gold…

The Rise and Fall of the Gold Standard

Early U.S. Standard Soon after the United States won its independence, Congress had to decide how the country controlled and measured its currency. Founding fathers Thomas Jefferson, Robert Morris and Alexander Hamilton were the first to recommend the decimal system. The U.S. then adopted a silver standard based on the Spanish milled dollar in 1785….

How the Gold Rush Shaped America

Gold has long been thought of as the most valuable metal. Even today, it’s synonymous with wealth and success for good reason. In the mid-19th century, the California Gold Rush played an important part in shaping both the state and the economy of America as a whole. The discovery of gold in the U.S. is…

The Coin That Saved a Church

Many people only dream that their beloved coin collection could really bring home the bacon one day, especially the lucky owners of rare coins. There are dozens of coins that can fetch a high price at resale simply due to their age or rarity, but, when you have both age and rarity, you have something…

Interest Rate Raised by Fed

The Fed raised rates yesterday, as I predicted back in December. The market dismissed it at the time, and only just caught on within the past couple of weeks.

Death of the Dollar: A New World Money

Since the creation of the international monetary system, the divide over financial and monetary policy has always been present. With the evolutionary rise in power of a new world money, everything has changed.

What Happened To The American Dollar?

In 1900, shoppers could buy a 5-pound bag of flour for 12 cents. Round steak was 13 cents a pound, and bacon was a penny more. Eggs were 21 cents per dozen, milk sold for 14 cents per half gallon and butter cost 26 cents per pound.

Your Guide to Buying American Silver Eagle Coins

Arguably the most popular silver bullion coin in the world, Silver American Eagle’s from the United States Mint have been a staple of almost every precious metals portfolio since their inception in 1986. Readily available, and backed by the United States Government …