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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.

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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

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

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 […]

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

Gold and Silver Purity

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 […]

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2020? 7 Factors to Consider in Gold vs Silver

Should I Buy Gold or Silver_ 7 Factors to Consider

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? Many of the reasons to buy gold or reasons to buy silver are very much the same. However there are also some significant differences between gold and silver. In this article […]

Paper Gold vs Physical Gold – What Should You Buy in 2020?

Buying the right type of gold is key. You have the choice between physical gold vs paper gold in its many varied forms. But how do you decide which type of gold is right for you? Is it paper gold or physical gold? When deciding between paper and physical gold, the answer comes down to […]

Bullion Coins or Numismatic (Collectible) Coins? Which Should I Buy in 2020?

Here’s why we (almost) always recommend buying bullion coins like Canadian silver and gold maples or bars. But you’ll also learn when there could be an exception to this rule… Bullion Coins vs Collectible Coins A not uncommon question when thinking about buying silver is should I buy numismatic or collectible coins instead of your […]

Buying Silver in New Zealand – Why is it More Expensive?

Buy Silver in New Zealand - Why is it More Expensive

Why is it More Expensive to Buy Silver in New Zealand? In the past when buying silver bars, premiums (i.e. the mark up) above the spot price of silver have been 20% and even as high as 30% in New Zealand. While premiums above spot price have reduced on silver over recent years, silver in […]

What Percentage of Gold and Silver Should Be in My Portfolio? [2020 Update]

What Percentage of Gold and Silver Should Be in My Portfolio?

Once you’ve decided to buy some gold or silver, a common question to then ask is: How much should I invest In precious metals? Or put another way, what percentage of gold (and silver) should be in my portfolio? Here’s what’s covered in this article: We’ve received a number of questions from our readers on […]

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