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…

silver as an antibiotic did you know

Antibacterial Silver: Did You Know?

Since ancient times, one precious metal has been used for its antibacterial properties: silver. From keeping water safe to modern antibiotics, silver’s history in antibiotics has been varied and surprising. If you’re interested in learning more, watch this episode of U.S. Money Reserve’s “Did You Know?” Antibacterial Silver: Did You Know? – Video Transcription Narrator …

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%…

History of the Self-Directed IRA

The History of the Self-Directed IRA

Self-Directed IRAs got their start in the 1970s. Still, it wasn’t until 1997 that the IRS lifted restrictions on diversification and allowed plans to include specific types of precious metal coins and bullion. How did retirement savers come to enjoy the full freedoms and benefits of today’s Self-Directed IRA? Take a walk through history to…

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…

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…

Who Is Michael Reagan? 8 Things to Know About Ronald Reagan's Oldest Son

Who Is Michael Reagan? 8 Things to Know About Ronald Reagan’s Oldest Son

He debated Mikhail Gorbachev and set five world records in powerboat racing. He’s written several books and raised millions of dollars for charities, including the U.S. Olympic Team, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. He’s Michael Reagan, and he continues to uphold his father’s commitment…