Are Gold IRAs Safe?

When you’re planning for your golden years, there’s one word you want to associate with your future—safe. Which is why you might be wondering, “Are gold IRAs safe?” The term “safe” means something is shielded, sheltered, or guarded. Here, we explain why gold IRAs can be safe from setup, storage, and hedge standpoints. The Security…

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Hedge Your Hedges: A Beginner’s Guide to Diversifying Within Precious Metals

Imagine if you owned stocks in only the tech sector—or shares of just a pharmaceutical company. If something terrible happened in one of those sectors, your portfolio probably wouldn’t fare very well. That’s why you typically own different types of stocks in various sectors. Ever considered protecting your precious metals portfolio using the same concept?…

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Diversifying Your Metals

Gold has been in the spotlight lately. It makes sense—last week gold broke its previous all-time high record and then kept going. This action followed months of positive momentum for the precious metal, and some experts, such as analysts at Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, see it rising even higher. While this is certainly…

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What Are Alternative Assets?

Are you stuck in the same old rut of adding stocks and bonds to your retirement portfolio? It might be time to learn about another asset category—alternative assets. We explain what they are, how they’re different from traditional assets, and how you can work them into your retirement portfolio for greater diversification. What Are Alternative…

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Watching the Experts

With some disasters, there are warnings you can observe before the disaster is even apparent. I remember one such warning from when I grew up in the heartland of the country, Nebraska farm country. I remember seeing trouble was coming because of a group of birds. Normally, farmers want birds out of their crops. The…

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