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

How to Swap Gold for Silver – Taking Advantage of the Record High Gold Silver Ratio

How to Swap Gold for Silver – Taking Advantage of the Record High Gold Silver Ratio

See why choosing to swap your gold for silver just might be a good idea right now… Do you own a reasonable amount of gold? Would you like to swap your gold for silver? We received an excellent question from a reader this week on just this topic: “With the ratio above 90, I was […]

Gold Backed Cryptocurrency: Is This Why Central Banks Are Buying So Much Gold?

Gold Backed Cryptocurrency: Is This Why Central Banks Are Buying So Much Gold?

Could a gold backed cryptocurrency to settle international balance of payments be the reason why central banks are buying record amounts of gold? On 10 June 2019 the People’s Bank reported that China’s national gold reserves grew by 15.6 tonnes in May to 1,916 tonnes. (And it’s highly likely that China is not revealing their […]

Confusing Investing with Wealth Protection – The Risks of Paper Gold vs Physical Gold

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You’ve likely heard of reports in the past of problems with missing investor money at an Auckland bullion dealing and trading company. We’ve previously had the odd question from readers about the situation. We don’t know any more about it than anyone who has read the newspaper articles such as those below. We’ve had nothing […]

Is There a Kiwisaver Gold Fund or Gold Investment Option?

Is There a Kiwisaver Gold Fund or Gold Investment Option

Someone asked us again recently: “Is there a Kiwisaver gold fund that I could invest in?” We wrote about this a few years ago here: Questions From Readers: Precious Metals & Kiwisaver, BoomBust Cycle, Gold & Silver Exit Strategies The gist of our answer was that there are no specific precious metals Kiwisaver funds available […]

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

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? A reader posed just such a question recently: “I have a balanced portfolio of $2.5 m […]

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: What is a legal tender silver or gold coin? Why are they given the specific face value they have? What use would these legal tender coins be in a currency collapse situation? Should I buy legal tender gold and silver […]

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

Quite a specific question in 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 […]

Why is a 1oz PAMP Gold Lady Fortuna Minted Bar Worth Less Than a Canadian Gold Maple Coin?

Why is 1oz PAMP Gold Lady Fortuna Minted Bar Worth Less Than a Canadian Gold Maple Coin?

Why is a 1oz PAMP Gold Lady Fortuna Minted Bar Worth Less Than a Canadian Gold Maple Coin? “How is it that the price of a 1oz PAMP Gold Lady Fortuna Minted Bar – PAMP Suisse with Certificate is consistently worth less than a 1 oz Canadian Gold Maple coin? Both are 1 ounce and […]

Could Silver Be Worth More Than Gold?

Could Silver Be Worth More Than Gold? You may have heard about the increasing uses for silver in industrial applications. This is often used to argue that the price of silver will rise significantly and could equal or even overtake gold. Could this really happen? A reader posed just such a question: “I’ve heard a […]

What Use Will Silver Coins be in New Zealand in a Currency Collapse?

An excellent question in from reader Dave. “What use silver coins would be if a currency collapse were to occur in New Zealand?” He writes how he is looking at them as a form of savings just in case they could be used as cash to pay for everyday necessities: “I’m curious about coins. What […]

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