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.

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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?

Should I Buy Gold and Silver Coins or Bars

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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Symposium a […]