PRECIOUS METALS

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It makes good financial sense to invest in precious metals as the market is booming. Many people see gold in particular as a safe haven and consider certain precious metals such as silver, palladium and platinum to be a safe haven compared to many other assets. Despite more and more economies becoming more fragile and volatile, gold and other precious metals have retained intrinsic value regardless. You will be able to purchase your metals in a variety of ways including grams, coins, bullion and bars. There are a variety of other investment options available to you so it is really worthwhile taking the time to work out what works best for you and your finances. You will also be able to decide whether you want the gold or silver delivered to you or have it stored securely until you need it. Use the table below to find the service that best suits you. Many online companies that give you the chance to purchase precious metals are convenient and really easy to use.

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REG

Regulating Body

PRODUCTS

PRODUCTS

Precious Metal products offered

PROCESS

PROCESS

How to purchase

APPLICATION

APPLICATION

Application methods

PAYMENT

PAYMENT

Methods of payment

DELIVERY

DELIVERY

Methods of delivery

STORAGE

STORAGE

Storage available

SUPPLIERS

SUPPLIERS

Metals supplied by

BUY BACK

BUY BACK

Metals can be sold back to provider

INVESTMENTS

INVESTMENTS

Forms of investment

COUNTRIES

COUNTRIES

Countries where metals can be purchased

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Gold Made Simple
Gold Made Simple

World Gold CouncilProducts

Products

Gold grams, bars, coins, bullion, numismatic, pensions, silver

Register an online free accountOnline, PhoneBank Transfer, Standing Order, Direct DebitRoyal Mail next day special deliveryFully Insured Secure Storage UnitThe London Bullion Market AssociationGuaranteed minimum of 98% of spot priceInvestments

Investments

Gold Futures, ETF's, ISAs, SIPPs, SSAS Pensions, Gold Mines, Gold Funds, Trust Funds, On behalf of children

Countries

Countries

UK, AUS, US, SP, FR, RU, DE, HK, IN, AE, IT, EUR

Gold Made Simple
Gold Made Simple ® are highly respected international gold bullion dealers specialising in the safest form of gold - ie physical, fully allocated gold bars, gold grams and gold coins (including tax free gold ie Gold Sovereigns and gold Britannias), which are available for UK and International secure storage or delivery on demand. They offer outstanding customer service and competitive pricing in the market. You can easily buy gold, have it delivered or stored in the secure London Bullion Market Association vaults and sell it when you want to. DETAIL INFORMATION >>Services

Services

There are different services available for people looking to invest:
1. Under £35K
2. £35K - £500K
3. Over £500K


Advantages

Advantages

1. Gold delivery on demand  - guaranteed quality
2. Competitive prices for 1 kilo gold bars
3. Outstanding customer service
4. Segregated gold storage provides each customer an individual box within independent vaults
5. High security vaults
6. Benefit from up to 40% tax relief with their SIPP/SSAS pension approved gold
 


Disadvantages

Disadvantages

1. The price of the gold may fluctuate
2. If you decide to sell back the gold you bought you will not get the exact price you paid for it
3. You must buy at least £100 worth

GoldMoney
GoldMoney

Jersey Financial Services CommissionProducts

Products

Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium

Create a free online holding accountOnline, PhoneBank Wire or CHAPS/BACSSecure shipment from their vaults to anywhere in the worldSecure, allocated storage in a vault of your choice in Canada, Hong Kong, Switzerland, or the UK.The London Bullion Market AssociationThe fee for metal sales is currently at 0%Investments

Investments

SIPPs, Joint Holdings, Trust Funds, Gold and Silver Retirement Plans

Countries

Countries

105 Countries (see site for full list)

GoldMoney
At GoldMoney we make it very easy for you to conveniently buy, own and store precious metals. The first step is to sign up for free to open a Holding, which is a personal record of your activity in GoldMoney and the metal you own. After a short verification process, you can transfer money to fund your Holding and start buying metals to preserve your purchasing power. Before you make an investment in gold please make sure that you red the terms and conditions carefully to ensure that you understand the buying process. DETAIL INFORMATION >>Services

Services

1. Private Customers
2. Corporate Customers
3. Trust Customers
4. You can open a holding for yourself, yourself plus someone else, your company and your pension/retirement,


Advantages

Advantages

1. 100% Ownership - With GoldMoney you hold and own the allocated metal in your name, in contrast to ETFs and certificates. We always maintain a one-to-one ratio of metal in the vault and our database.
2. Security - GoldMoney has implemented industry-leading procedures to safeguard your metals - from regular third-party audits, to comprehensive IT security, and secure and insured vaults.
3. Quality - They only deal in high-quality gold, silver, platinum and palladium adhering to Good Delivery standards. Additionally, we use ultrasonic scans to test the gold bars we store for customers.
4. Convenience - 24 hour online access to the global precious metals markets from the comfort of your chair. At GoldMoney we make it all possible: multiple vaults in 4 countries, 4 metals, and 9 currencies.


Disadvantages

Disadvantages

1. There is a limit as to how much metal you can buy or sell at a 'locked rate', which is the prevailing rate of exchange between a currency and the metal you are purchasing at the time you place your order.

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Compare Precious Metals

With more economies and markets becoming more volatile and fragile many people are adding precious metals to their investment portfolio.

Why should you buy Precious Metals?

Many people choose to invest a percentage of their portfolio in precious metals because it is seen as a very safe investment. It is a way of protecting your wealth from risk while benefiting from capital growth that has been accompanies the consistent upward trend in the price of certain precious metals in recent years.

What Precious Metals can you buy?

Gold is probably the first precious metals people think of. Gold is particularly in the news at the moment because it has a wealth documented history, being an ancient store of wealth but also a method of wealth transfer. The value of gold cannot be devalued in the way paper money can which is particularly useful considering the current economic climate. While gold is considered to be the safest of all precious metals but there are other metals that you can invest in.

The other major investment metals are silver, platinum and palladium and the prices of these metals have risen over the years which have made them more and more popular. However, it is worth bearing in mind that because these metals have more industrial use the market for them can fluctuate.

How to purchase Precious Metals?

You will be given a variety of options for purchasing precious metals. You can decide whether you want the gold delivered securely to you or have it kept for you in high security storage units. You should think about this decision carefully because although you might to physically have your gold or other metal with you it might be safer to secure the gold in storage particularly as this will be fully insured. If you do decide to keep your gold at home you must ensure you can do so very securely.

From bullion, bars and coins you can buy your gold and other metals in a variety of ways. You could also decide to invest in a gold mine, buy bullion as part of your ISA or SIPP and you can buy gold through your company.

Where to buy your Precious Metals?

There are many online companies that offer the chance to purchase gold, silver and other precious metals.

It is important that you take the time to find the right company for you. You can compare different companies in the table above. Apart from the prices of the metals you need to look at the other features and options that they offer. For example do they offer you the chance to sell back your metals if you wish?

Before making your decision you must be sure that this is the right investment for you. Always read the terms and conditions thoroughly before buying anything and make sure you will get some sort of certification with your purchase so you can sure the metal is good quality.

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