Wednesday, August 26, 2009

For the Beginner Investor: How to Buy Gold Coins/Bars?

For the vast majority of us, our closest encounter with purchasing gold has been in a jewelry store. Although gold jewelry is a good way to invest, ounce for ounce it often works out to be much more expensive than buying gold coins/bars. So how does one go about purchasing gold coins/bars? What are the considerations and risks involved?

We publish here a brief primer with the aim of answering some such questions that a beginner investor might have.

A Primer on Purchasing Physical Gold