Posts On Gold

Gold IRAs vs. Physical Gold: Which Should You Choose?

OK, you’ve decided that you need to secure your portfolio with gold.  The next step is to compare a Gold IRA vs. physical gold. Which is better? Which suits your needs?  We will dive into the methodology of each and educate you on the pros and cons of owning physical gold vs. establishing a Gold IRA.  Gold IRA vs. Physical Gold  Sometimes, it’s difficult to choose between two great options.  Investing in a Gold IRA and investing in physical gold will ultimately yield the same... Continue Reading

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Investing in a Gold IRA: The Pros and Cons

There are pros and cons to every investment. Nothing is a sure thing, and you must take many factors into account when you are deciding where your money should be invested.  The Gold IRA is no exception.  Our goal is to educate you on how to invest in the Gold IRA and to help you decide if investing in a Gold IRA is right for you. What is a Gold IRA?  A Gold IRA is a type of individual retirement account that allows you to... Continue Reading

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Gold to Silver Ratio: A Guide

What is the Gold to Silver Ratio? The Gold to Silver Ratio measures how many ounces of silver are required to equal the value of one ounce of gold.  Hypothetically, let’s say that today, gold is trading for $2,000 per ounce, and silver is trading at $25 per ounce.  To determine the gold to silver ratio based on today’s spot prices, we would divide $2,000 by $25, which gives us $80. Thus, today’s gold to silver ratio would be 80 to 1 (80:1). In our... Continue Reading

What is IRA-Eligible Gold?

IRA-eligible gold is physical gold–coins and bars–that’s approved by the IRS and deemed to be investment grade. The IRS allows only these specific metals to be used in a Gold IRA. Many investors ask, “What is IRA-eligible gold?” and “What are the Gold IRA tax rules?” We’re here to provide you with those answers, and guide you on how to invest in a GOLD IRA. The IRS mandates and oversees IRA rules. The IRS has strict guidelines regarding the types of metals you can have... Continue Reading

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How to Invest in a Gold IRA

The Gold IRA has become the go-to vehicle for many investors looking to secure their portfolio with physical gold.  Investing in a Gold IRA is easy. This guide will help you:  Decide a Gold IRA is right for you Find a custodian Open a Gold IRA account Fund your account Determine your fees Understand the rules of a Gold IRA We hope to arm you with the information to make a wise decision and show you how buying gold with IRA funds is a fairly... Continue Reading

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How Does a Gold IRA Work?

By now, you’ve heard of a Gold IRA and you may be asking yourself: how does a Gold IRA work? A Gold IRA is similar to any other individual retirement plan (IRA) in that it allows an investor to plan for the future and invest on either a pre-tax or after-tax basis. A Gold IRA, however, includes real, physical gold coins and bars as an investment.  Traditionally, an IRA is a plan that holds paper investments like stocks, bonds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), and treasury... Continue Reading

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What Is A Gold IRA?

A Gold IRA is a type of individual retirement account (IRA) that allows you to own physical gold inside of an IRA. Often referred to as a precious metals IRA, it is much like a conventional IRA, but is self-directed and gives you the option of owning physical assets, as well as more traditional paper investment products. In light of the current political and economic climate, investors are actively seeking ways to safeguard and maintain their financial resources. Investors are turning to physical gold to... Continue Reading

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What Is a Gold IRA Rollover?

A Gold IRA rollover occurs when a 401(k), or similar account, is converted, tax free and penalty free, into the type of individual retirement account (IRA) that allows ownership of physical gold within the plan. A Gold IRA rollover differs from a Gold IRA transfer in that a rollover moves funds from one type of plan (401K) to a different type of plan (IRA). A transfer moves funds from one type of plan (IRA) to the same type of plan (IRA).  Even though the two... Continue Reading

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