Posts On Retirement

A Foolproof Way to Build a Significant Precious Metals Portfolio

It seems that in modern times, the moment we get our hands on a dollar there are 10 or 15 other sets of hands immediately trying to take it away from us. The landlord, the bank, the gas company, the grocery store…You name it… It can be very easy to simply watch your hard earned money slip through your fingers and into the hands of someone else unless you take steps to protect and preserve your money. Unfortunately, many people do not do this and... Continue Reading

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The Precious Metals Trifecta

When many people think of owning physical gold or silver, they envision stashing coins or small bars in the home safe. Others envision having a small stash of precious metals in a safe deposit box. Larger investors may think of storing larger gold or silver bullion bars in a precious metals depository. In our view, a physical precious metals investor may want to do all three… Using home storage, safe deposit box storage and depository storage may give investors the ultimate combination of safety, security,... Continue Reading

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How to Build a Fortress of Gold and Silver

The road to retirement can be a long and arduous journey. There are many potential pitfalls along the way that can derail your efforts and set you back. The sooner you begin building your financial fortress, however, the more likely you will be able to not only meet your objectives, but perhaps exceed them. Here is one simple trick that has the potential to not only boost your retirement nest egg but also has the potential to protect the wealth you have worked so hard to... Continue Reading

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Gold and Your Financial Future

It’s no secret that diversification is critical to a long-term investment strategy. And no, we don’t mean buying a few different stocks and then pouring a ton of cash into your company stock. Effective diversification includes different asset classes. These asset classes may include stocks, bonds, real estate, precious metals, and more. Unfortunately, many investors suffer a false sense of security as they are not aware of many of the options available to them and mistakenly believe they are well-diversified. To illustrate this point, the... Continue Reading

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If You’re Not Worried About Your Retirement, It May Be Time to Start

If you are like most Americans, you have probably worked very hard for a long time. Hopefully, you have been putting money away in the hopes of one day retiring and enjoying your life without having to concern yourself with money. If you have saved diligently you should be proud. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. While having a nice nest egg put away may provide a great deal of comfort, it’s not enough. The question then becomes how to protect that nest egg.... Continue Reading

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2 Major Problems With A Dollar Based Retirement Strategy

Most Americans invest their retirement funds in U.S. dollar-based assets, vehicles like stocks or bonds. While on the surface this may sound like a good strategy, there are two major obstacles that can greatly reduce the purchasing power of our retirement assets: Inflation and currency devaluation. Inflation is a wealth killer and it can eat away at your purchasing power and make it difficult for you to maintain your current standard of living. For those who remember the 1970s and early 1980s inflation was running... Continue Reading

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