Tag: precious metals investment

Why You Should Consider Precious Metals and Coins During a Bear Market

Why You Should Consider Precious Metals and Coins During a Bear Market

The bear market of 2022 is on. The anomaly of the post-COVID bull market has run its course and the current down-slope of the market appears to have no end, at least in the short term. Whether you’re new to investing or a seasoned veteran, the question remains: what do you invest in to weather […]

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What's the Difference Between Currency and Cryptocurrency A Quick Guide

What’s the Difference Between Currency and Cryptocurrency? A Quick Guide

It seems like a new cryptocurrency pops up every day. And while Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum continue to dominate the cryptocurrency landscape, extreme volatility remains. To this effect, cryptocurrency investments are all about timing. But cryptocurrency shouldn’t overshadow investments in true currency, such as historic coins, bullion, or currency notes. However, amateur investors often have […]

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A History of U.S. Coins — And Ones to Keep an Eye Out for

A History of U.S. Coins — And Ones to Keep an Eye Out for

Coins have been around for more than 2,700 years as a means of trade. That makes U.S. coins relatively new in the grand scheme of minted currencies. However, a quick background of U.S. coins can shed some light on your coin collecting prowess and provide a basis for understanding how coin collecting works. If you’re […]

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The Most Valuable Coins That Might Be Hiding in Your Change Jar

The Most Valuable Coins That Might Be Hiding in Your Change Jar

Everyone has dreams of retiring early, spending time with family, or just grabbing a cocktail and sitting on the beach of some far-off island. In most cases, a lifetime of work and savings is the only way to make this happen. But in other instances, people just get lucky: like the family that found $1 […]

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Is a Volatile Market Turning Investors to Precious Metals?

Is a Volatile Market Turning Investors to Precious Metals?

On March 16, 2020, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 3,000 points in one day, marking the biggest one-day drop in the Dow in history. Since that time, the market has rebounded in ways no one imagined and continues to sustain a bull run with only minor hiccups.   But with the rise to […]

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Is a Volatile Market Turning Investors to Precious Metals?

On March 16, 2020, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 3,000 points in one day, marking the biggest one-day drop in the Dow in history. Since that time, the market has rebounded in ways no one imagined and continues to sustain a bull run with only minor hiccups. But with the rise to all-time […]

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Precious Metals Guide to Common Questions and Answers

Precious Metals Guide to Common Questions and Answers

Precious metals and the concepts behind their pricing can be a confusing topic. Yet knowing all of the details about the trade of precious metals can help you understand the value of metals, when to buy and sell them, and a comprehension of how they make a worthwhile addition to your portfolio. Whether you’re adding […]

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Bitcoin or Gold Coin?

Bitcoin or Gold Coin?

The era of cryptocurrency is upon us. After a spike in prices in late 2017, crypto had a downward spiral and then stabilized at about ⅓ of its all-time high. But late in 2020, a resurgence and renewed interest in the virtual coin began to drive the price higher. With “meme coins” like Dogecoin, as […]

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All About Tax when you buy and sell precious metals

All About Tax when you buy and sell precious metals

Making investments is all about diversification. Whether you choose stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or something safer like precious metals, choosing a wide array of places to put your money is essential to building wealth. But like any other investment, the tax man will come calling when you sell your investment. While paying taxes on investments […]

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Should I Buy, Trade, or Sell Precious Metals?

Should I Buy, Trade, or Sell Precious Metals?

The Dow, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq have consistently reached new heights since the Great Recession. With such growth, the opportunity to invest in stocks and ETFs have reached a vast array of both institutional and retail and investors. But the question remains: when will the bubble burst? As a result, investors need to […]

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