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Buying PMs bureaucracy-free

I know this site recommends several sites for precious metals like BullionVault and GoldMoney. I myself am a patron, but would like physical delivery. Is Hard Assets Alliance a good choice? I'm concerned about having to go through ...

Forum topic - taxidriver - Aug 27 2012 - 2:52am - 1 comment

What are the top rules in investing gold coins?

What are the top rules in investing gold coins? I am contemplating in investing into gold coins. Re: What are the top rules in investing gold coins? See here for a short guide on the subject written by our own Chris Martenson. Buy ...

Forum topic - SPAM_alexander01 - Dec 19 2011 - 11:29pm - 4 comments

Commodities bias?

While I feel very indebted to Chris for his overall analysis, particularly in his Crash Course book,  I find myself a bit uneasy about  what appears to verge on boosterism for precious metals on this site.  While the argument that gold and silver have a ...

Forum topic - metametal - Sep 15 2011 - 11:38am - 8 comments

Starting a new job - 401K vs. physical PM

Hello all.  First thanks to all who contribute to this site.  I browse when I can and find the info to be quite helpful and insightful. I'm starting a new job soon and am wondering about the best way to take advantage of my benefits.  I'm ...

Forum topic - dschroeder01 - Jul 6 2011 - 11:44am - 2 comments

Paying off Debts - Yes or No?

Curious what you all think about this subject, given the current economic conditions. So the US is devaluing the currency, hoping to pay off their debts cheaply. Should we do the same? Should we let the US completely destroy the dollar first, and then ...

Forum topic - Soliver - Jul 5 2011 - 6:26pm - 7 comments

Trading precious metals on line

Does anyone know of any companies where I can buy and sell precious metals on line like KITCO.  I use Kitco, but would like to diversify so I am with a few companies since I do not like to have all my eggs in one basket, so to speak. I am not ...

Forum topic - joanne - Jun 15 2012 - 2:57am - 4 comments

Gold and Silver Core Positions

Irrespective of a person's salary, what do you think their silver and Gold core position should be? How would you define core position? Do you ever sell your core position, or is it to pass on to future generations? I know it's subjective, ...

Forum topic - Soliver - May 18 2011 - 7:58am - 13 comments

PMs - help with the "other side" please

As part of "due diligence" I'd like to read those who are writing about/arguing for "the coming secular bear market in precious metals".  Anyone out there doing a superb/good/so-so job of making this case, either as a ...

Forum topic - ltlredwagon - May 11 2011 - 1:10pm - 4 comments

Starting a new job - 401K vs. physical PM

Newer to this forum and still learning... I'm starting a new job and was wondering if there's any use for the employer sponsored retirement plan in terms of precious metals?  If one were to use the Sprott physical backed vehicles to invest ...

Forum topic - dschroeder01 - May 8 2011 - 12:34am - 2 comments

Precious Metals as Money

Greetings -- I've been attempting to better understand the relationship between precious metals (gold and silver for this discussion) and the idea of money.  In his book, Chris points out that money is a claim on wealth, and not wealth itself ...

Forum topic - Outcast 19 - Apr 21 2011 - 12:42pm - 9 comments

Strategy for gold and silver

Hi all, I'm interested in what strategy people have for their gold and silver. I've read some people will hold forever and give to their children. I've just read Mike Maloney's book ' 'Guide to investing in Gold ...

Forum topic - Ameet - Mar 30 2011 - 2:59am - 9 comments

Investing vs Protecting Wealth

I've read plenty that silver is a great investment, very undervalued because of market manipulation. However, I've also read that precious metals are more for 'protecting' wealth, rather than growing it in an inflationary ...

Forum topic - FAlley - Feb 23 2011 - 6:49pm - 5 comments

Holding precious metals in my retirement account....

Hello everyone...newbie here...I am in the process of acquiring  PM  for my self directed  retirement account (401a) . I live in the US, and would like to use  Goldmoney as the vehicle for my purchase. This requires the use of Entrust, which would be ...

Forum topic - docrock - Jan 15 2011 - 5:24pm - 0 comments

new PM purchases

Since I am a poor market timer, I have dollar cost averaged PM's for some time now.  However, it looks like a decent pullback has started.  Can anyone here that actively trades the equities or metals bring some insight regarding how far this ...

Forum topic - Nate - Jan 5 2011 - 4:42pm - 17 comments

Buying PMs (specifically silver)

Hello Fellow CM.com Members, I want to begin purchasing precious metals as a means of preserving my wealth, however I have a few questions that I was hoping this community could answer. - Where should I purchase them from? (I am particularly ...

Forum topic - Nicholas83 - Jan 4 2011 - 6:10pm - 8 comments

Precious Metals Purchasing Question

Ok, I have a question that has been bugging me for a while and my CPA is not giving me what I think is the complete answer. One of my many endeavors is current presidency of a small retail shipping corporation, like I'm the onlly executive ...

Forum topic - Jager06 - Dec 28 2010 - 11:02am - 8 comments

Offshore bank account as temp haven for Precious Metals sale proceeds

When I sell our gold and silver assets, should I have the proceeds sent to a US bank or an offshore institution as a temporary safety measure in a national emergency? It seems our government is trying to solve insolvancy by printing counterfeit ...

Forum topic - Pioneer - Oct 4 2010 - 3:04pm - 6 comments

Beginner Looking for Advice on Investing

Hello fellow CM members, Like so many of the members on this site, I’ve been taking steps to increase my resiliency in a number of areas. However, there is a new area I want to explore and I need some guidance. I’m interested in protecting my wealth ...

Forum topic - Nicholas83 - Sep 29 2010 - 6:07pm - 0 comments

Precious metals market movements

It's interesting that as the markets are opening, silver, palladium, and platinum are all trending upward while gold is moving in the opposite direction.  I've been considering re-establishing a position in palladium and platinum and, in fact, ...

Forum topic - ao - Aug 29 2010 - 10:28pm - 12 comments

Decoupling- National inflation Association

From the National Inflation Association just a few minutes ago...I look forward to the comments on this!   Decoupling Now, Currency Crisis Soon   NIA believes that the decoupling we have been predicting of ...

Forum topic - Jager06 - Aug 25 2010 - 5:13pm - 0 comments