Gold Learning Center

 

Is it Better to Invest In Gold Coins or Bars

Monday, March 20, 2017 2:10

When people are new to to investing in gold and precious metals, this is one of the most common questions that they ask.  We generally steer people towards buying gold coins over bars for a variety of reasons which we will detail below, but the truth is that there is Read More…

How to Protect your Retirement Account

Saturday, February 11, 2017 16:19

A retirement account is probably the most important savings account that most people will have in their lives.  A good retirement account will allow you to stop working when you want and live comfortably, without depending on social security or the government to provide for your well being.  A great Read More…

Gold Prices Will Soar Under Donald Trump Presidency

Thursday, November 03, 2016 3:17

Donald Trump has not left any doubt about his views on trade or the American Dollar, and it will be really good news for the gold market. Mr. Trump, the Republican Party nominee for president, has repeatedly expressed concern over the strength of the dollar relative to major manufacturing competitor, Read More…

Why The Federal Reserve Might Help Gold Prices

Saturday, October 22, 2016 19:09

The Federal Reserve last Thursday, October 13th decided to keep interest rates unchanged.  While it was a bit of a close call (three dissenting votes wanted to raise rates) among the open market committee, Fed President Janet Yellen is firmly in support of keeping interest rates near 0 for the Read More…

What Kind of Investments Should You Make in your IRA

Saturday, October 15, 2016 5:11

Choosing investments for your retirement account such as a 401k or IRA can be a very stressful job for many people.  People want to trust a financial advisor, but they don’t know if they are really looking out for their best interests.  Your retirement plan at work may limit your Read More…

Don’t Invest In an Annuity-Choose Gold Instead

Thursday, September 01, 2016 3:13

When you meet with a financial advisor they may recommend a variety of strategies to fund your retirement.  Most recommend a balanced mix of stocks and bonds (this is not a bad plan), some recommend using whole life insurance, and other may recommend an annuity.  The problem is that in Read More…

How Much Money Should You Put In Your 401K

Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:56

How much to save to a retirement account is a question that plagues many people.  Balancing the short term desire to take home the most cash you can with the long term need for savings and financial security is a classic human conundrum similar to eating a big tasty meal Read More…

Interest Rates Will Go Up So Buy Gold Now

Saturday, August 27, 2016 4:51

Interest rates are primed to rise.  According to the number 2 at the Federal Reserve, Fed Vice-Chairman Stanley Fischer, they may even rise twice this year alone! Even if they don’t rise twice, the market is clearly pricing in at least one rise this year.  The real question is, will Read More…

How to Allocate a 401K or IRA

Friday, August 05, 2016 20:08

Companies all over the United States and the world offer retirement plans for their employees.  Many people take part in contributing to these retirement plans, but many also do not.  For those who don’t contribute, this is a big missed opportunity.  If employers offer a matching contribution, employees who don’t Read More…

Will Brexit Raise the Price of Gold?

Wednesday, August 03, 2016 3:23

After three years of declining value, there has been a surge in gold prices, and since the Brexit vote, those values have been rising even more! The price of gold – a metal that has been thought to be a wise investment in times of economic turmoil, could literally explode Read More…

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