What Are Certified Coins and Why Do They Matter

What Are Certified Coins, and Why Do They Matter?

Certified coins can be a portfolio’s secret weapon for wealth protection. Learn the ins and outs of certified coins and why certified coins deserve to earn a place in your portfolio. What Is a Certified Coin? Unlike a typical bullion coin, a certified coin undergoes an extensive evaluation process by an independent coin grading service…

What Is Portfolio Diversification?

What Is Portfolio Diversification?

Diversification is the principle of spreading your savings across different asset classes so that your exposure to any one type of asset and its associated risks is limited. Think of diversification like a store that sells both sunglasses and umbrellas. On sunny days, they sell sunglasses. On stormy days, they sell umbrellas. “By selling both…

Au or Ag? Learn the Basics of Precious Metals

Au or Ag? Learn the Basics of Precious Metals

It’s always a good time to learn more about precious metals, but especially when National Coin Week rolls around. Join U.S. Money Reserve as we dive into the reasons to own gold, how gold compares to other popular asset classes, and more. What Are Gold and Silver? Gold and silver are two popular precious metals,…

What Can I Buy with a Roth IRA?

What Can I Buy with a Roth IRA?

Maybe you just opened a Roth IRA. Or perhaps you’re taking an end-of-year look at an account you’ve been working to grow for more than a decade. What can you hold—and not hold—in your Roth IRA? Here we break it down for you. What Is a Roth IRA? First, let’s briefly explain what a Roth…

What Are Alternative Assets?

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…

How Do Gold and Bonds Compare?

How Do Gold and Bonds Compare?

In an environment of ultra-low interest rates, people should consider gold as a replacement for bonds, the World Gold Council advises. In fact, the Council recommends looking at increasing exposure to gold as part of a diversified portfolio. In October 2019, the World Gold Council noted that as central banks have shifted to an “easy”…

Gold: Your Strategic Asset for 2019

What Makes Gold a Strategic Asset

Some people buy gold coins because they believe it stabilizes their wealth, as gold can protect your purchasing power in times of rising inflation. Other people buy gold as a form of legacy protection in order to pass down to their kids later on. Whatever the reason, buying gold can be a good thing for…

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The U.S.-China Trade Battle Heats Up | USMR Market Insights

Stocks dramatically plummeted last week following the arrest of a high-profile Chinese telecom executive, at the request of the U.S. government, for allegedly violating sanctions against Iran. The news reignited fears of a trade war between the world’s two largest economies, casting further doubts on a sustainable truce between the two nations.  The U.S.-China…

Geopolitical Tensions Turn to Hard Assets

With all the geopolitical tension between Russia, Syria, and the U.S., should we be turning to hard assets? Watch U.S. Money Reserve’s Coy Wells discuss the benefits of gold. Geopolitical Tensions Turn to Hard Assets- Video Transcription Coy Wells:               00:00 Speaker 1: 00:00 Good morning and thank you for watching daily market insights. As most…