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Here’s Why an Employer-Sponsored 401(k) Is Not Enough

401(k)s allow you to save up for retirement without the immediate burden of taxes. But have you ever wondered if the amount of money in your 401(k) is enough? The easy answer is no, it’s not nearly enough. Here are some significant drawbacks of having a 401(k) as your only fallback option. A Range of …

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Palladium Vs. Gold & Silver: The Better Investment

Investors have always gravitated toward precious metals in times of economic uncertainty, as they serve as a hedge against the dollar. If you’re confused about which of the big three to invest in, here are a few things you should consider before investing in palladium or gold and silver. Palladium Recent years have witnessed the …

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Have the US Elections Affected Gold Prices This Year?

The U.S. presidential elections play a significant role in deciding the future of the world’s largest economy for the next four years at least. The fluctuations in the dollar rate influence the global financial market as well as the metals market. But the question of the hour is, does it make a difference to the …

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Silver: More Than Just A Shiny Trinket

For centuries, silver has been an incredibly useful and precious metal. Many people wear silver jewelry, which is one of the most obvious and popular uses of silver. But many are still unaware of the industrial uses of silver. Here are a few of them. Cars and Electronic Devices More than 36 million ounces of …

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Physical Gold Vs. Digital Gold

Whenever the stock market goes down, investors rush to the gold market because they expect it to rise. For instance, this year, as stocks across the board crashed due to the pandemic, gold prices rose by 28%. Another great thing about investing in gold is that you have options. For instance, the choice between digital …

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Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Platinum

There’s more to precious metals than just gold and silver; there’s platinum too. At one point in history, platinum was sold at rates twice that of gold, but it now trades at a relatively lower rate. So is now a good time to invest in it at a discount? Here’s the beginner’s guide for understanding …

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Factors That Affect Gold Consumption Patterns Around the World

Gold has held the fascination of human societies since the beginning of time. As metals, gold and silver, universally hold different intrinsic values for people for a myriad of reasons. They’re considered a symbol of wealth, have notions of religious and cultural values attached to them, and can be used for the purposes of financial …

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Orion Metal Exchange Sees An Investment Opportunity in Platinum Due to Global Push For Clean Energy

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Orion Metal Exchange is proud to be recognized by Retirement Living as the top full service precious metals company for 2020. There is a clear and evident push towards global decarbonization. Platinum is considered a green metal. Platinum is a key ingredient to zero emission transportation. Platinum is expected to reach a …

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How Does Quantitative Easing Impact Gold?

Before investing in gold, there are a number of considerations that you need to make. Along with those about your wealth, needs, and investments, you need also to be aware of the current economic situation. Economic policies implemented by the government can have massive impacts on the price and value of gold, so it’s best …

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Is It Advisable to Ship Precious Metals Internationally?

Are you planning to ship your silver bullion bars to your new home cross-country? While the prospect sounds exciting, it can also be very stressful for a new investor. Every day, nearly hundreds of shipments containing high values of gold and silver move from one country to another. You need to know what to look …

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