GoldSurvivalGuide was founded in 2009 by Glenn Thomas and David Deutsch. Both of whom had been personally involved in precious metals since the early 2000’s.
In 2008, David and Glenn met at an investment dinner in Auckland, where the chief economist of Casey Research, Bud Conrad, was speaking.
They got to discussing the lack of New Zealand focused gold and silver information online. So they shook on it at the end of the night and decided to do something about this.
As a result of that handshake, the GoldSurvivalGuide website was launched a few months later in mid 2009.
The name wasn’t intended to sound as apocalyptic as it perhaps does!
Precious metals often seem very confusing to the novice. So they set about creating the “Survival Guide” for all things gold and silver. To demystify the sometimes confusing and conflicting world of gold and silver.
Gold and silver are of course financial or wealth insurance, so they could potentially also help you “survive” a financial crisis or collapse. But the name wasn’t actually chosen for this reason.
GoldSurvivalGuide didn’t start supplying physical gold and silver for sale until around a year later in 2010. This was after receiving many questions like: How do you buy? What should I pay? Who should I trust?
Since then they’ve sold many millions of dollars worth of gold and silver to clients in New Zealand, USA, Australia and Europe.