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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.

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

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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 […]

Should I Buy Gold or Silver in 2021? 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 […]

Bullion Coins or Numismatic (Collectible) Coins? Which Should I Buy in 2021?

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 […]

Top 5 Ways to Invest in Gold

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If you are new to gold investing, it can seem daunting and even confusing, especially when you discover there is more than just one way to invest. Indeed, there are several different ways, each with its own benefits and disadvantages. In this guide, we outline the top 5 ways to invest in gold to help […]

What Percentage of Gold and Silver Should Be in My Portfolio? [2021 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 […]

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 […]