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

Inflation Versus Deflation and What Comes Next?

Inflation Versus Deflation and What Comes Next?

Inflation versus deflation is an ongoing debate or you could say even battle in the online alternative media. Undoubtedly there has been tremendous expansion in the global monetary base with the reaction of central banks worldwide following the 2008 crisis. However we haven’t (yet anyway) seen widespread inflation as many might have expected.   Inflation […]

Satyajit Das: 2 Outcomes – “Managed Depression” or “The Mother of All Crashes”

Satyajit Das: 2 Outcomes - “Managed Depression” or “The Mother of All Crashes”

Hat tip to Bill Bonner for drawing our attention last week to the latest thoughts from former banker and financial author Satyajit Das who anticipates “the mother of all crashes” in China. There are only two likely outcomes in China, he said: stagnation or collapse. We’ve featured Das in these pages previously where he noted […]

NZ Bank Deposit Insurance vs Open Bank Resolution (aka Depositor haircuts)

This Week: Bank Deposit Insurance vs Open Bank Resolution (aka Depositor haircuts) One Trillion Dollars’ Worth of Bonds Magically Turn into Cash Saudi Arabia to Devalue – Impact on PetroDollar? Is the Global Collapse Orchestrated? Central Bankers and Govts Have it all Under Control The Curse of the Chinese Skyscraper – Coming to NZ? LIMITED […]

The International War on Cash

The International War on Cash

We’ve published other articles showing how the use of cash is diminishing in recent months (see Prove You’re Not a Terrorist – The War on Cash and The World’s First Cashless Society Is Here – A Totalitarian’s Dream Come True).   This article summarises the slow but steady creep of clamp downs on cash. Then it also extrapolates out […]

The World’s First Cashless Society Is Here – A Totalitarian’s Dream Come True

- A Totalitarian's Dream Come True

We’ve been writing a lot about negative interest rates in recent weeks. One way that central planners can ensure that these have the desired effect is by eliminating the ability for citizens to hoard and use cash. See how one country in particular is well on the way to doing this and which others are following suit. […]

7 Reasons to (Still) Buy Gold

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Gold is still a long way from the highs it reached back in 2011 of almost US$1900 per ounce. So there are not too many people outside the gold community that think now is a good time to be buying. But counterintuitively this probably makes it exactly the time to buy! Here’s 7 reasons to buy […]

Buy Silver or You Will Die!

Buy Silver Or You Will Die!

Learn just how wide reaching the uses of silver are in our modern lives. You’ll see that just about every piece of technology you use on a daily basis relies upon silver. Then check out just how undervalued silver is on a historical basis. This makes for a compelling argument… Buy Silver or You Will […]

Prove You’re Not a Terrorist – The War on Cash

Prove You’re Not a Terrorist - The War on Cash

The global “War on Cash” is really heating up. Read on to see just how many restrictions are being put in place across a whole swath of countries. How are things here in New Zealand in this respect? We’re still a bit behind many others (thankfully). However where they go we’re likely to follow eventually. Just like we have done […]

Just How Well Capitalised are New Zealand Banks?

Just How Well Capitalised are New Zealand Banks?

A thought provoking opinion piece appeared on Interest.co.nz this week by Dr Martien Lubberink, Associate Professor in the School of Accounting and Commercial Law at Victoria University. He looked at the somewhat differing opinions of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) and the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) on our largest banks and their […]

Why the RBNZ is Wrong About Money

“The Reserve Bank plays an important role in the functioning of money. It provides the country’s notes and coins and works to keep prices stable. It also promotes, through regulation, the soundness of the institutions where people keep their money (like banks and many finance companies) and the soundness of the payments systems sitting behind […]

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