Category Archives: What Type Gold and Silver to Buy

What Type of gold and silver to buy

Whether it’s deciding between gold and silver themselves, coins and bars, or locally refined versus imported gold and silver, you’ll find these topics covered here.

Check out this category to help with your decision making on the type of gold and silver products best for you.

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Must read articles about What Type of Gold and Silver to Buy

NZ Gold Coins (and Silver Coins) or NZ Gold Bars (and Silver Bars): Which Should I Buy?

NZ Gold Coins (and Silver Coins) or NZ Gold Bars (and Silver Bars): Which Should I Buy?

Learn about the pros and cons of buying coins versus bars. But also about buying New Zealand produced gold and silver products versus those imported from offshore.


PAMP Suisse Gold / Silver vs Local NZ Gold / Silver: Which should I buy?

PAMP Suisse Gold / Silver vs Local NZ Gold / Silver: Which should I buy?

Here you’ll  learn about the pros and cons of buying the well known Swiss PAMP gold and silver products versus buying locally produced gold and silver.


Should I Buy Legal Tender (Face Value) Gold and Silver Coins?

Should I Buy Legal Tender (Face Value) Gold and Silver Coins?

Are legal tender gold and silver coins the best buy? Maybe you don’t actually know what legal tender coins are. By the time you’ve read this you will be an expert!

Should I Buy Gold or Silver? 7 Factors to Consider in Gold vs Silver

Should I Buy Gold or Silver? 7 Factors to Consider in Gold vs Silver

After you’ve decided to buy precious metals, the question now on your mind is “Should I buy gold or silver?” Which metal is a better choice for you? In this article you’ll learn about some significant differences between gold and silver. We’ll outline 7 factors to take into consideration in making your decision and highlight whether gold or silver is the winner in each case.


What Type of Silver Bar Should I Buy? – The Ultimate Guide to Silver Bars

What Type of Silver Bar Should I Buy? – The Ultimate Guide to Silver Bars

This article will help you decide what type of silver bar to buy, including: When to choose silver bars over silver coins; The pros and cons of different silver bar sizes; What’s the most commonly purchased silver bar size; Different brands of silver bars; Cast bars vs minted bars; and when are silver coins not more expensive than silver bars.


What Type of Gold Bar Should I Buy?

What Type of Gold Bar Should I Buy?

Here’s everything you need to know when you’re thinking of buying a gold bar. You’ll learn: 
When to choose gold bars over gold coins; Pros and cons of different gold bar sizes; How you can borrow against 1kg gold bars; The most commonly purchased gold bar size; Different brands of gold bars; Cast bars vs minted bars

Latest Articles

GST on Gold and Silver Bullion: Might the NZ Government Start Adding GST to Gold and Silver Bullion?

GST on Gold and Silver Bullion: Might the NZ Government Start Adding GST to Gold and Silver Bullion?

No GST On Pure Gold and Silver Bullion Currently in New Zealand there is no GST on fine (pure) gold and silver bullion. This includes gold and silver ingots, bars and coins. The IRD website defines what “fine” means, in terms of the specific purities for each of the 3 precious metals: Fine metal is […]

Invest in Silver: What You Need to Know

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Like gold, silver is a great investment option to hedge against economic and political uncertainty, inflation and to diversify your investment portfolio. However, with gold costing around 80 times more than silver, silver is a much more affordable option to obtain these benefits. Gold Survival Guide outlines the pros and cons of investing in silver […]

How to Invest in Gold NZ: A Complete Guide

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Wondering how to invest in gold in New Zealand? Gold Survival Guide is here to answer all your questions! There are several reasons to invest in gold; perhaps the most compelling is as a hedge against inflation. However, investing in gold also provides security during periods of economic and political instability. While the price of […]

Gold Mining Shares vs Physical Gold Bullion – Which to Buy in 2021?

Here’s quite a specific question from a reader looking at gold mining shares vs physical gold bullion. “I’m interested to know if owning gold and silver mining shares or owning actual gold and silver products makes any difference if your goal is wealth creation? In the short term and in the long term which would […]

Carrying Gold into a Foreign Country in 2021. What are the Rules?

Carrying Gold into a Foreign Country. What are the Rules?

What are the rules when carrying gold into a foreign country? In this post you’ll discover: There are not so many people crossing the borders at the moment. But there are still people trying to return to or even to immigrate to New Zealand and elsewhere. We had a question just last week from someone […]

PAMP Suisse Imported Gold / Silver vs Local NZ Gold / Silver: Which Should I Buy in 2021?

Here’s everything you need to know when it comes to deciding between local NZ gold and silver and imported PAMP Suisse Gold and silver… From the first time buyer of gold or silver, a question we often get is: “How do I choose between buying PAMP Suisse gold and silver bars versus local New Zealand […]

What is the Best Type of Gold to Buy For Trading in a Currency Collapse?

Prior to the Corona-panic, most people probably hadn’t given much thought to the potential of a currency collapse in developed world countries, such as New Zealand. But with even the once conservative Reserve Bank of New Zealand this year joining the currency printing/quantitative easing brigade, and potentially the negative interest rate camp in 2021, the […]

Should I Buy Legal Tender (Face Value) Gold and Silver Coins?

Should I Buy Legal Tender (Face Value) Gold and Silver Coins?

In this post you’ll learn all about legal tender gold coins and silver coins including: Here’s a question we received as a result of our 1 oz Silver Coin award. (See How to Win A Silver Coin Every Month for more details on this). Ross asks: Here’s a question for you that I cannot seem to find […]

COVID-19 Makes Us Wonder: What Use Will Silver Coins be in New Zealand in a Currency Collapse?

The uncertainty brought about by COVID-19 highlighted the important role that cash plays in times of economic uncertainty. In a recent speech Assistant Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Christian Hawkesby commented on the massive increase in demand for cash in March: “During the weeks leading up to the March 25 pandemic lockdown, New Zealanders […]

Gold Purity and Silver Purity – A Complete Guide

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Gold Purity and Silver Purity When buying precious metals, it is important to have an understanding of the gold purity or silver purity of the bars or coins. Why? Because a small difference in gold or silver purity can have an impact upon the overall value of the gold or silver contained in a coin […]