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Investor blog on self-directed IRAs, real estate IRAs, investment options, and retirement news from industry experts.

3 Gold Alternatives and Why Investors are Taking Notice

3 Gold Alternatives and Why Investors are Taking Notice

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes William Shakespeare wasn’t giving investment advice in The Merchant of Venice, but ...
Choosing a Depository for Your Precious Metals Investment

Choosing a Depository for Your Precious Metals Investment

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The IRS requires all physical metals invested with a Precious Metals IRA to be ...
Which International Central Banks Own the Most Gold and Why?

Which International Central Banks Own the Most Gold and Why?

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes It’s no surprise that central banks around the world hold the largest share of the ...
Cryptocurrency vs. Precious Metals: Which One Wins?

Cryptocurrency vs. Precious Metals: Which One Wins?

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Smartphones, fashion, technology, athletic shoes—the world seems to be obsessed with ...
Gold Demand Down, But It Still Glows for Precious Metals Investors

Gold Demand Down, But It Still Glows for Precious Metals Investors

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes It is a truism that the price of gold and the stock market often work in opposition: ...
3 Reasons Why Gold Doesn't Collapse Like the Stock Market

3 Reasons Why Gold Doesn't Collapse Like the Stock Market

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes There are probably as many investment theories as there are investors. Apart from the ...
New Study: Gold Proves to Stay Strong Year After Year for Investors

New Study: Gold Proves to Stay Strong Year After Year for Investors

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Even without the recent stock market convulsions, investors big and small are seeing ...
Investing 101: Building Your Precious Metals Portfolio

Investing 101: Building Your Precious Metals Portfolio

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes One of the biggest questions for new buyers of precious metals is "What should I ...
Physical Bullion vs. Exchange-Traded Funds, What Investors Need to Know

Physical Bullion vs. Exchange-Traded Funds, What Investors Need to Know

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Investors have long utilized precious metals as a method of diversifying a retirement ...