The Cost of Wearing Gold

The Cost of Wearing Gold: Did You Know?

One of the factors that makes Gold so unique is its malleability and ductility. In 2008, a chemist named Georg Steinhauser conducted a study showing the effects of wearing a gold ring when performing everyday activities. You can prevent wearable gold from being worn down by taking proper care of your precious gold jewelry so…

history of gold as a currency did you know

A History of Gold as a Currency: Did You Know?

Gold has been used as a currency since some of the earliest civilizations known to man. Gold’s history as a coinage dates back to at least the ancient Lydians of 700 B.C. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” A History of Gold as a Currency:…

spooky tales of ghosts & gold: did you know?

Paranormal Activity and Gold | Did You Know

If you are scared of ghosts, you may want to stay away from the Phoenix Goldmine in Idaho Springs, Colorado. Legends of murder, witchcraft and mysterious spirits called “tommyknockers” give the former gold mine a chilling reputation. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Paranormal Activity…

Gold's Electrical Conductivity Did You Know?

Gold’s Electrical Conductivity: Did You Know?

Copper and Aluminum are metals commonly utilized as electrical and heat conductors in engineering. But, so are precious metals like gold and silver. Gold’s electrical conductivity is used in electronics like computers and phones. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Gold’s Electrical Conductivity: Did You…

How Much Gold Is in the Ocean?

While the vast oceans of the world could contain millions of tons of dissolved gold, extracting it could be almost impossible. That hasn’t stopped people from trying before, such as pastor Ford Jernegan. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” How Much Gold Is in the…

Nevada Gold & Silver: Did You Know?

Nevada has served as a hotspot for gold and silver mining since the early 1850’s. The discovery of gold in the Carson river and the subsequent discovery of the Comstock Lode propelled Nevada to one of the most important sources of mining in the United States. In modern times, Nevada is responsible for over 5%…

The Staffordshire Hoard: Did You Know?

In 2009, a treasure hunter named Terry Hebert stumbled upon an assortment of ancient Anglo-Saxon gold and silver artifacts in Staffordshire, England. After weeks of detailed research by archaeologists, this hoard of artifacts was declared the largest collection of any Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork ever to be found. If you’re interested in learning more,…

California Gold Rush: Did You Know?

1849 Gold Rush: Did You Know?

What started as a minor discovery at a sawmill on the western frontier soon ballooned into one of the most significant events of the 19th century: The California Gold Rush. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” 1849 Gold Rush: Did You Know? – Video Transcription…

Gold IRAs: Did You Know?

Gold IRAs: Did You Know?

Precious metal IRAs are individual retirement accounts specifically designed to assist with wealth management and financial hedging. The types of IRAs work similar to standard IRAs but utilize gold instead of paper money, which has increased market volatility. Millions of Americans have depended on gold as a means of wealth protection throughout history and there…

How Gold Is Valued - Did You Know?

How Gold Is Valued: Did You Know?

Gold’s appeal has lasted since the dawn of civilization until today. From its natural beauty proving useful in jewelry and arts, to its scarcity giving it inherent rarity useful for currency, gold is here to stay. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” How Gold Is…

7 Cities of Gold: Did You Know?

After establishing a foothold in what would later become Mexico, the conquistadors were captivated by the search for new gold. Intrigued by tales of “The 7 Cities of Gold”, their expeditions headed north. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” 7 Cities of Gold: Did You…