Best Place to Buy Gold Bullion

Posted on January 28, 2022

If you’re in the market to buy gold bullion, you have hundreds of options to choose from. In the case of gold coins and bars, all sellers are not equal. It’s important to know which factors to consider when choosing where to buy your gold bullion. What are my options for purchasing bullion? A quick...

How to Buy Silver Bullion

Posted on January 21, 2022

Silver, like gold, has been an important commodity and precious metal for thousands of years. Today, while most currency isn’t made from precious metals, silver bullion is still valuable and sought after by millions of investors around the globe, making it a highly desirable asset worth considering. Let’s examine how you can buy silver bullion...

Buy Bulk Bullion

Posted on January 06, 2022

When investing in precious metals bullion, you can choose to buy small increments from grams and fractions of an ounce to large boxes with dozens of ounces or even kilograms of bullion. Some people buy gold in tiny portions, while others prefer to purchase bullion in bulk.  And there can be quite a difference in...

Buy Gold with Bitcoin at BullionMax

Posted on December 16, 2021

Making purchases using their cryptocurrency can often be challenging for people who own bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Fortunately, BullionMax now offers its customers a way to buy gold and other precious metals with bitcoin using BitPay. Read on to see how. What is BitPay?  BitPay is a cryptocurrency payment processor that allows merchants like BullionMax...

What is a Monster Box?

Posted on November 18, 2021

If you buy silver and gold bullion, you may have heard of a “monster box.” A plastic box used to securely and compactly store and transport a large number of bullion coins, rounds, or bars is called a monster box in coin collecting and bullion investor jargon.  Monster boxes are designed to protect coins and...

Silver Rounds Versus Silver Coins

Posted on November 11, 2021

For many people, finding suitable precious metals to invest in can be a challenge. Everyone seems to be familiar with gold as a safe haven in which to ride out the storm of a tumultuous market. But what about silver bullion? Does it make sense to buy silver bullion, and if so, what kind?  Why...

Investing in Bullion: A Buyer’s Guide

Posted on November 10, 2021

Allocating a portion of your portfolio to bullion is, for most people, an investment in safety and security. Bullion provides investors a haven from economic volatility and uncertainty while also providing upside potential, not to mention the beauty and appeal of majestic coinage and bars. There are many types of bullion in which you can...

Silver Bullion Buyer’s Guide

Posted on November 10, 2021

Over the past several years, silver bullion has grown in demand and popularity. Thanks to its low price compared to other precious metals, silver bullion is accessible to all investors and, depending on the form, can make not only an excellent hedge against inflation but a great collectible item as well.  What is silver bullion?...

Strategies to Improve Your Coin Collection

Posted on October 02, 2021

Coin collectors are always looking for ways to improve their collections. Whether it’s beginners just getting started, or seasoned collectors looking to add the perfect coin to round out a set, everyone could use some new ideas or new perspectives for their coin collection. There are all sorts of reasons to improve your collection: increase...

Gold Krugerrand Vs. Gold Eagle

Posted on September 28, 2021

The gold South African Krugerrand and American gold eagle coins are so similar in weight, size, thickness, and purity that coin collectors often prefer them. It can be challenging for collectors to decide which of the two coins to add to their collection with so many similarities. If you’re struggling to choose between these two...

Gold Eagle vs Krugerrand vs Maple Leaf

Posted on September 25, 2021

The three most popular gold bullion coins globally — the American gold eagle, South African Krugerrand, and Canadian maple leaf — vie for the affection of coin collectors and investors alike. All three have their own merits and warrant a closer look. Gold American Eagle Sporting Lady Liberty on the front and a family of...

Spot Prices vs Futures Prices of Gold

Posted on September 15, 2021

Two different gold prices exist at any given time: the spot price of gold and the futures price of gold. These two prices consider the various markets on which gold trades and will likely differ, sometimes significantly,  at any given moment. In this article, we will examine how the spot and futures prices of gold...

How to Buy the Perfect Gift for a Coin Collector

Posted on August 17, 2021

Coins make the perfect gift for any birthday, Christmas, Father’s Day, or any other holiday celebration. For a coin collector, receiving a new precious metal coin is extremely exciting. Let’s take a look at some gift ideas for coin collectors. A note on choosing a precious metal coin: While gold coinage might be the preferred...

What To Do if You Inherited a Coin Collection

Posted on July 21, 2021

So, you’ve inherited a coin collection. You might be feeling grief, excitement, or maybe just overwhelmed when looking at your new possession.  But what do you do now? Generally, you have three options when it comes to an inherited coin collection: Keep it – Preserve the collection as-is Grow it – Continue to add to...

Gold on eBay and Amazon

Posted on July 05, 2021

While it may seem like there are good deals for gold coins on reseller sites like Amazon and eBay, these marketplaces are filled with misrepresented products, false descriptions, and even fraudulent precious metals. So, if you are going to look for gold deals on these sites, you need to be extra careful and know how...

Coin Collecting for Kids Guidebook

Posted on June 16, 2021

Whether it's collecting state quarters, mint sets, ancient coins, or anything in between, coin collecting is a great hobby for kids. Not only is collecting a fun activity, but it is also an investment for the future. Children can learn about responsibility, finance, attention to detail, and history, all from this wonderful hobby. And with...

Investing in Bullion

Posted on April 07, 2021

What is bullion? Bullion refers to precious metals in their physical form that have been refined to a high purity level. The word bullion comes from the French term bouillon, which referred to the boiling process used to refine precious metals at the time. Bullion is valued based on its weight, which is generally measured...

Gold IRAs

Posted on March 08, 2021

Buying gold in an IRA is a tax-advantaged method to purchase the historically valuable precious metal. By utilizing a gold IRA, you can diversify your retirement savings beyond conventional assets like stocks and bonds. A gold IRA is a retirement account that holds physical gold and other IRS-approved precious metals for you under a custodian....

Options on Gold Futures: Should I Invest?

Posted on February 15, 2021

You have many choices when it comes to investing in gold. In addition to buying physical gold, you can invest in gold futures contracts as well as options on gold futures contracts. The content below will explore what it means to invest in options on gold futures. What Are Options on Gold Futures? A gold option...

Buy Gold in Small Amounts

Posted on February 15, 2021

Buying large amounts of gold is an aspirational goal, but collectors and investors must also consider this precious metal's relatively high price. For most of us, buying small amounts of gold is more realistic. Read on to learn how to buy small amounts of gold for collecting and investing, including considering the gold-silver ratio and investment...

Gold Ratios

Posted on February 15, 2021

Gold ratios show how other investment products such as other precious metals, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and oil compare to the value of 1 ounce of gold. If the ratio is 10-to-1, an investor would use 10 shares or ounces of an investment to purchase 1 ounce of gold. Understanding how fluctuations in gold ratios can...

Is Buying Stocks of Gold a Good Investment?

Posted on February 15, 2021

Investing in stocks of gold can be a good way to diversify your portfolio. However, like any investment, it comes with its own set of risks. With a little research, it will be easier to decide whether or not trading stocks of gold is the right financial strategy for you. What Types of Gold Stocks...

Investment in Gold Mining Companies

Posted on February 15, 2021

Investing in a gold mining company may seem like a no-lose proposition, but there are many factors to consider before jumping into a gold mine investment. Here is everything you need to know about investing in gold mining companies. What Are Mining Stocks? When you purchase gold mining stocks, you are buying shares in gold...

Tax Considerations for Precious Metals and Coin Collections

Posted on February 05, 2021

Collecting precious metal coins is different from just about every other type of investment or collection you can imagine-but it is one of the more popular ones, gaining traction continually. During an interview with Larry King years ago, Ian Russell, founder of Great Collections Coin Auctions, estimated that there are likely more than 10 million...