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.

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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

Optimist or Pessimist on Silver?

Before making any financial decision it’s always a good idea to consider both sides of the story. Silver is no different. Poor man’s gold has pros and cons and there are definitely better times to buy silver. Here’s two contrary arguments with an optimists and a pessimists view on silver currently…   Optimist or Pessimist […]

Saxo Bank’s CIO: Now Is The Time To Be In Capital-Preservation Mode

At the start of each year Saxo Bank publishes their “Saxo Bank Outrageous Predictions” It’s not intended to be a real look into the crystal ball but rather food for thought. But Saxo Bank makes some wacky but still plausible scenarios for traders in the coming year. Their CIO Steen Jakobsen is a part of the […]

The Next Gold Bull Market Looms

In yesterday’s feature article, The Yield Curve Recession Predictor: Impact on Gold? we outline a timeframe for the next US and global recession to potentially arrive. We explained how the next bull market in gold and silver is also likely in it’s early stages. This article we came across this week also outlines why gold is currently […]

How to Buy Gold and Silver with Bitcoin

Bitcoin was modelled upon gold. So not surprisingly many people interested in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are also interested in buying gold and silver bullion. While Bitcoin has gained massively in price since its creation in 2009, it has also now become a widely accepted method of payment. Some people who have made significant profits in […]

Share Market Plunge – How is New Zealand Affected and What’s Next?

Share Markets plunged yesterday led by the US. In this article we’ll try and answer: What was the cause? What might happen from here? How is New Zealand affected? US share markets (or stock markets as they would say in the USA) have had their biggest one day point drop. With the Dow Jones Index falling […]

Some Reflexions on History and Economics

Here’s the latest from our favourite Billionaire Hugo Salinas Price. You may not agree with all his conservative “old school” values. But he is a student of history and we often learn something new from his writings. You are almost certain to learn something new in this piece on economic and monetary history…   Nicolas […]

12 Reasons Why Gold and Silver Will Rise in 2018

2017 was a pretty good year for gold. Although the sentiment towards it has hardly been worse. In the west it seems there is little demand for physical gold and silver. In our predictions for 2018 we reckon this year could actually be a better year for precious metals than 2017. With the chance that […]

Bank Bail Ins: New Zealand Leading the Way – But for the Wrong Reasons

Bank Bail Ins: New Zealand Leading the Way - But for the Wrong Reasons

New Zealand may soon not be the only developed country without bank deposit insurance, but with a policy of bank bail ins. A “bail in” means it is the savers who have funds with a failing bank whose deposits are used to prop up a failing bank. (If you’re unaware of what happens to your […]

28 Reasons to Buy Physical Gold

Previously we’ve written 14 Reasons to Buy Gold. Here’s 28 more reasons we came across recently on Zerohedge… 28 Reasons to Buy Physical Gold By BullionStar.com   Throughout human history, gold has constantly emerged as an unparalleled form of savings, investment and wealth preservation. Due to its unique characteristics and features, gold has inherent value and cannot be debased. […]

Here’s How Inflation Could Surprise Everyone

Here’s How Inflation Could Surprise Everyone

Recently we’ve shared the idea that money velocity could turn up. As a result inflation could surprise many people by finally increasing. Gold expert Pierre Lassonde recently stated: “The Federal Reserve and other central banks have piled up huge reserves. But there is no inflation because the money is sitting within the banks and they […]