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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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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

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 […]

What to Do With Your Money When Doom Awaits – Asset Allocation

Here in New Zealand, real estate is the heavily most favoured investment class. Pretty much to the exclusion of everything else for the vast majority of the country we’d imagine. But there are many other assets to consider owning that serve different purposes. Below Dan Denning (who we’ve heard speak well at the Sydney Gold […]

Societal Breakdown: Are Gold and Silver Coins Better Than Tradable Items Like Tools, Water and Wine?

Following on from our recent post: What is the Best Type of Gold to Buy For Trading in a Currency Collapse?, we have a new but related question. Why would you buy gold or silver coins over other potentially more useful or tradable everyday items? The full question was: “Considering the variety of things that […]

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

Here’s our latest reader question, basically asking what is the best type or size of gold to buy for trading in a currency collapse situation… Gold seems to always be more valuable than silver. And I’ve heard a lot about people buying ‘bricks’ of gold, but really how useful would owning a brick be? Wouldn’t […]

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

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

A common misconception is that carrying gold into a foreign country is illegal. There may be the odd jurisdiction where this is the case. However, for the vast majority of countries it is perfectly legal to bring gold into the country with you. Generally even without paying any import duties. From the US customs website: […]

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 […]

Silver Maple Monster Box – The Complete Guide

Silver Maple Monster Box – 500 x 1oz Royal Canadian Mint Silver Maple Leaf Coins   A Silver Maple Monster box is one of the best value ways of buying the popular 1oz silver maple leaf coins in bulk. First produced in 1988 by the Royal Canadian Mint, the Silver Maple Leaf (SML) was 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: 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 […]

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

Here’s why we always recommend buying bullion coins like Canadian silver and gold maples or bars. You’ll also learn when there could be an exception to this rule. A not uncommon question when thinking about buying silver is should I buy numismatic or collectible coins instead of your garden variety bullion coins?   What’s the […]

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

You’ve likely heard of reports via the media of problems with missing investor money at an Auckland bullion dealing and trading company in the past. We’ve 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 the articles below, […]

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