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    Mr. Smith’s American Gold Eagles | Entrust Precious Metals Center

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    Mr. Smith recently retired from a major airline where he was a pilot for 35 years. To protect his savings and diversify his portfolio, Mr. Smith began looking into holding physical precious metals within his IRA. Holding individual American Gold Eagle coins is appealing to Mr. Smith because he plans to take the coins in-kind as a distribution from his IRA.

    Mr. Smith’s first step was establishing an Entrust Traditional IRA to which he rolled over the funds from his previous employer plan. After the funds were rolled over, Mr. Smith began shopping for his coins and comparing prices among several precious metal dealers.

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    How to Invest in Precious Metals: Physical Bullion vs. ETFs | Entrust Precious Metals Center

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    vault-200x150Investors have long utilized precious metals as a method of diversifying a retirement portfolio against inflation or the erosion of major currencies.  Over the last few decades, the price of gold and silver has increased in response to events that cause the value of paper money to decline. Yet, only in recent years have precious metals been made readily available to the masses through investment vehicles known as Exchange.

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    Choosing a Precious Metal Depository for Your Gold IRA Investment | Entrust Precious Metals Center

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    man-inspecting-gold-barThe IRS requires all physical metals invested with a Precious Metals IRA be securely stored in an approved metals depository or vault for safe keeping. Taking physical possession of metals held by your IRA is not allowed by the IRS until you take a distribution.

    These past few years, companies that operate precious metal storage vaults are seeing a surge in business from existing customers, as well as new investors. Across North America and Europe, the operators of these depositories are opening new facilities and expanding as their spaces are becoming full with the ongoing demand.

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