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Why Do People Buy Gold?

People buy physical gold for many reasons: to protect against losses in other asset categories, for security in times of crisis, and because it’s a tangible, liquid, and private asset. Why might YOU buy gold? The choice is yours. Make an informed decision. Learn more as we dive deeper into each of these reasons people…

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How to Read the Label on a Certified Proof Coin

You may already know how powerful certified proof coins can be when held for a long time. What you may not know, however, is what all the information on the coin’s plastic slab means. There are numbers, letters, abbreviations, dates, and more. Understanding this printed information equips you with the knowledge you need to properly…

The Complete Guide to Buying Gold | U.S. Money Reserve

There may have never been a better time to start diversifying your assets with physical, gold and silver and right now. The U.S. Money Reserve team has spent months creating the complete guide to buying gold filled with new and exclusive information including the official precious metals guidebook, the diversification strategy guidebook, and perfecting gold…

Classified U.S. Gold Report

Watch as former Mint Director, Philip N. Diehl, discusses his new, confidential gold report. In this report, you’ll learn Mr. Diehl’s 25 Reasons to Own Gold.   Classified U.S. Gold Report – Video Transcription Rick: 00:00  What you’re looking at here are just specially selected reporters and invitation only guests that have been asked to…

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Gold Is Wealth Insurance Plus a Bonus

There is a fundamental misunderstanding of the role of physical gold in a balanced financial portfolio. The bull market of the 2000s has led many to think of gold as another way to increase wealth through price appreciation. This is mistaken. First and foremost, physical gold is insurance. When you think about buying insurance, you don’t think about a return on your investment. You think about protection against the unexpected. Gold’s core value proposition is as wealth protection when the rest of your portfolio is going down the tubes. Price appreciation in good times, if and when it occurs, is a bonus.

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Why Does Ben Bernanke Hate Gold?

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke dissed gold in a Senate Banking Committee hearing yesterday. There’s nothing surprising in that — he’s stated his views on gold before. But it’s still interesting to take a look at what he said. “No one really understands gold prices,” said the Fed chairman with a seemingly straight face. Hmmm. There seem…