Category Archives: Why Buy Gold and Silver

Why Buy Gold & SilverThe first step on the precious metals path is to consider the questions Why buy gold and Why buy silver? You might then consider reading about protection from a bank failure and the escalating war on cash, or even the risk of derivatives.

Plus check out our free Gold Ecourse, to learn more about gold and silver’s role as your financial insurance policy.

Must read articles about Why to Buy Gold and Silver

Why buy gold?

Why Buy Gold?

Your reason for buying gold is the first thing to consider. This article outlines 8 reasons to buy gold today. Plus another 6 timeless reasons to buy gold.


Why Buy Silver

Why Buy Silver?

There is a lot of commonality in the reasons to buy gold and silver. But in this post you’ll discover 6 reasons you should specifically buy silver. Also learn about 3 factors that indicate silver should have more upside than gold. 


Could a Bank Failure happen in NZ

Bank Failures: Could they happen in NZ? The Reserve Bank thinks so

See how a bank failure could occur in New Zealand. Learn how the Reserve Bank of New Zealand open bank resolution will affect you and put your savings at risk. Plus how you can prepare for a bank failure in New Zealand.

Find out how Kiwisaver and bank bail ins

Kiwisaver and Bank Bail Ins: If a Bank Fails, Are Kiwisaver Funds Affected by the OBR?

Find out how Kiwisaver and bank bail ins work. See if your Kiwisaver funds would be affected if a New Zealand bank fails and customer accounts undergo a bail-in or “hair-cut”.


War on Cash: Implications for New Zealand

War on Cash: Implications for New Zealand

What are the real reasons for going cashless? What are the implications for New Zealand? See why hoarding something other than cash may be a good idea for emergencies… 


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

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

Here are factors to consider in deciding how much you should invest In precious metals. Plus some examples showing how specific percentages of allocation to gold can help balance and protect your portfolio…

Latest Articles

Why Sleeping Beauty Should Own Some Gold or Silver

WHY SLEEPING BEAUTY SHOULD OWN SOME GOLD OR SILVER

Imagine this. You’re going to fall asleep and not wake up for 10 years. Something like in the style of sleeping beauty. However with one difference. You know it’s going to happen at some point in the not too distant future. You just don’t know exactly when. Now. Here’s a question to ponder. If you […]

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 […]

The Fourth Turning and Gold: What’s Still to Come in This Crisis?

The CoronaVirus and ongoing polarisation in America has brought a book from 1997 back into focus. The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy was written by Neil Howe and William Strauss. It is a study of generational cycles in the USA. It reveals predictable social trends that repeat throughout history. With the culmination in a transformational […]

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 […]

If Gold and Silver Are Manipulated, Why Bother Investing?

We’ve answered the question “Why buy gold and silver if they are manipulated?” before. But only in brief where we said: “if this manipulation is ongoing how can we trust them to retain or increase in value compared to fiat currency? We only have history as a guide for this. Assuming manipulation has been going […]

What Good is a Bar of Gold When the Shelves are Empty?

What Good is a Bar of Gold When the Shelves are Empty?

Demand for Emergency Food Again Rising In January 2020 our sister website – Emergency Food NZ – saw a huge increase in sales of long life freeze dried emergency food. In hindsight, it seems a small group of people started to become concerned about the potential for the Corona Virus reaching these shores much earlier […]

RBNZ Now Researching a Central Bank Digital Currency – Reading Between the Lines

RBNZ Now Researching a Central Bank Digital Currency – Reading Between the Lines

RBNZ Previously Said It Was “Too Early” For a Central Bank Digital Currency: Back in June 2018, we reported on a bulletin from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. It discussed how a digital currency could be issued by a central bank and what the pros and cons of this would be. See: RBNZ on […]

New Zealand Bank Deposit Protection Scheme – Does N. Z. Have Bank Deposit Insurance in 2021?

New Zealand Bank Deposit Protection Scheme - Does New Zealand Have Bank Deposit Insurance?

How safe are your bank deposits? Does New Zealand have a bank deposit insurance scheme? Or is there a government bank deposit guarantee? The short answer is no. New Zealand doesn’t currently have a bank deposit protection scheme. However this looks set to change in 2023. The Labour/New Zealand First government announced a plan on […]

Why New Zealand Won’t Have Any Say in a Global Currency Reset

Why New Zealand Won’t Have Any Say in a Global Currency Reset

We’ve spilled plenty of digital ink in these pages discussing the possibility, or maybe we should say the inevitability, of a change in the global monetary system. Perhaps in the form of a currency reset. Here’s more on how that might play out. If the US Dollar Was Again Linked to Gold, How Would This […]

Australia Has 80 Tonnes of Gold, How Much Gold Does New Zealand Have in 2021?

It is interesting to see a mainstream news organisation in Australia reporting on the state of the Reserve Bank of Australia's gold reserves. The Wentworth Report's David Evan summarised and commented on an article published by "The Australian". First check out David's thoughts. After that we also share some disturbing information on the one and only [...]