Is It Safe to Buy Gold Online? Person Holding Their Credit Card and Looking to Buy Gold Coins Online

Is It Safe to Buy Gold Coins and Bars Online?

You shop for clothes, books, groceries, and gifts online. You may even do most of your banking online. But buying gold online? You might be a little wary, and that’s okay. We’ll explain how you can be smart and buy gold online—safely. Are You at Risk? Amid the meteoric rise of the price of gold…

The Most Popular Gold Bar Questions, Answered

Answers to All Your Gold Bar Questions

For buyers of precious metals, few things compare to a gold bar—holding it is like gripping the weight of wealth and centuries of global fascination. It’s heavy stuff, in more ways than one. If you’re considering joining the “gold bar club,” you likely have a few questions. You’re not alone. These are the most common…

Ask Your Gold Company These Important Questions Before Buying Gold

Don’t Buy Gold Unless You’ve Asked These 7 Questions

English philosopher Francis Bacon said it well: “A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.” When it comes to deciding where and how to buy gold, asking prudent questions can help you achieve your gold buying goals. Asking questions is especially important now, in light of scammers who seek to exploit your interest in, and appreciation…

Iron gates of the U.S. Mint in Denver, CO

What Happens at the Four U.S. Mint Facilities?

Ever wonder where your gold and silver coins begin their lives? How about your pocket change? America has official, coin-producing minting facilities from east to west, north to south. These facilities are some of the most popular and trusted coin minting facilities in the world. In order of date established, the mints are located in…

Gold blocks on black background, spelling out ETF

The Hidden Risks of Buying Gold ETFs

For some, buying gold exchange traded funds (ETF) can seem like a good deal. You gain some exposure to gold‘s performance, but without having to arrange for receipt or storage of actual gold. How? A gold ETF trades like a stock, generally tracks the price of gold, and aims to replicate the performance of gold.…

Man dressed in business attire holding gold coins, wondering whether to buy gold locally or buy gold online

Should I Buy Gold Locally?

Last quarter marked a 30-year high for gold, which is already up 18 percent this year. That kind of growth makes it the best performing major asset of 2016, according to Bloomberg. Recent surges are more than encouraging for gold buyers and holders; historically speaking, gold has maintained a positive return in 12 of the…