The Gold Watch

‘We have Nothing to Fear – But Fear Itself’ and Right Now, Fear is Scary

by Sean Kelly The spread of the coronavirus has sparked some extreme consumer behavior. Americans are flocking to stores and inundating online sites to purchase disinfectants, hand soap, bottled water, canned goods, powdered milk, and toilet paper. The panicked buying has produced empty supermarket shelves and “Sold Out” notifications across ecommerce sites that sell foodstuffs,…

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Too Many Funds in too Few Hands? The Index Cartel Lurking in Your Portfolio

by Sean Kelly Index funds are a form of passive investing that track a broader index, like the S&P 500 which houses the stocks of 500 large-cap U.S. companies including Apple, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Johnson & Johnson, General Electric, Amazon and Facebook. They’re low-cost and relatively uncomplicated investments that can take the form of a mutual…

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Too Much Money in Too Few Hands?

Wealth inequality is at historic levels throughout the world and some consider it the greatest threat to the global economy. The disparity between the very rich and the very poor seems as old as society itself, but it’s a bit more complicated than Marie Antoinette’s reported, “Let them eat cake” pronouncement upon hearing that her…

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The Death of the Shopping Mall. An American Tragedy or an Economic Harbinger?

Who can forget the interminable parking lots, crowded escalators, holiday window displays, and jam-packed food courts? The shopping mall is where many of us grew up. From hiding under dress racks, to reluctantly trying on school clothes, and momentarily losing sight of our mothers — all of us have a mall memory. These shopping meccas…

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The Politics of Impeachment: High Crimes, Misdemeanors, and Gold

When we think of Presidential impeachment, we recall Bill Clinton waving his finger in denial on national television or Richard Nixon’s emphatic claim that he is “not a crook.” It brings to mind endless gavel committees, subpoenas, contentious Capitol Hill hearings, and a host of dark moments from the archives of American political history. Removing…

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A Manufacturing Recession —What it Means for your Money

The Institute for Supply Management is one of the largest organizations of its kind in the world. With some 50,000 personnel in more than 100 countries, their membership includes the agents, managers,and mediators engaged in sourcing, procuring, and purchasing goods and services across the globe. While the organization provides vital training, networking, and certifications for…

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Platinum’s Price is on the Rise

Gold and silver aren’t the only investment options worth looking into. If you follow gold and silver prices closely, you’ve probably noticed an emerging trend with platinum price. The lesser-recognized of the precious metals is on the rise in value. It’s a verifiable investment option for your consideration. If you’ve been searching for ways to…

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Diversification Investment Choices for Federal TSP Participants Using Gold & Silver

A brighter future for you exists with precious metals. The Thrift Savings Plan or TSP for Federal employees was created to give members of the United States armed forces and government workers the opportunity to experience a brighter future upon retirement. The tax-deferred savings and investment option is one that many people view as their…

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Good Time to Invest in Gold

There’s never been a better time to buy precious metals for retirement. Retirement-minded people have a lot of questions about investing. One, in particular, gets asked a lot. People want to know if it’s a good time to invest in gold (GLD). To avoid sounding cliché because of the nature of our business, we wanted…

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Gold Prices Continue to Rise as Detailed Analysis Reports Have Proven in the Past

Looking back two quarters ago and you will see why precious metals remain a mainstay for investors. If the past two quarters has taught us anything, it’s that gold continues to rise in value. Political and economic affairs have done little to tarnish its reputation as a valuable source of currency around the world. In…

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What is Bitcoin and Why is it Safer to Invest in Gold Silver Precious Metals?

What is Bitcoin Make profits off your investments and live off the money you saved and earned after retiring. So, what’s all the buzz about Bitcoin? Is it good, bad or somewhere in-between? How does its value withstand the volatile marketplace where inflation and recession are real possibilities for people reaching retirement age? If you…

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Self Directed IRA

Self Directed IRA What you need to know to make an informed investment decision in your financial future. As you get closer and closer to retirement age, it’s important that you know which opportunities await you financially. After all, you’re going to need a great sum of money to see you through the rest of…

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How to Buy Gold

Three top reasons to invest in precious metals in 2019. So, it’s your first time buying gold then you need to know How to buy gold and you want to make sure that you’re doing it right. We get where you’re coming from because we’ve all been there.  We, too, have been brand new to…

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Gold Depositories: What to Look for and Why Red Rock Secured is the Most Trusted

We’re constantly watching out for our customers and their retirement savings. Gold depositories are talked about often but how do you know which to pick to store your retirement investments in? Is there a way of determining the institution that is the most worthy of your business? Are there standard practices for storing precious metals with…

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What Makes Gold So Valuable?

Gold has been a symbol of wealth for thousands of years and even though the United States is no longer on the gold standard, our fascination continues. Gold is still viewed as a prized possession, a treasure worth searching the ends of the earth for. Clint Eastwood, John Wayne, and Harrison Ford became household names…

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The Top Five Things Retirees Spend Their Money on Besides Living Expenses

Do you anticipate spending your savings and investments on these things? Preparing for retirement without concrete goals makes saving and investing money difficult. After all, how you plan to live out your Golden Years may differ dramatically from your peers. If you’re looking to do more than merely live off the money that you’ve saved…

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What is the Difference Between Red Rock Secured and Other Precious Metal Re-sellers?

You’ll learn to recognize a standout service when you see it! Not all precious metal re-sellers are alike. That’s why it’s important to know what makes Red Rock Secured stand out in the industry. Working with a company like ours to diversify your investment portfolio and secure your ideal retirement lifestyle is essential. Learning what…

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What is a Thrift Savings Plan and What Do Precious Metals Have to Do with It?

Invest in gold, silver, and platinum with greater confidence. A Thrift Savings Plan or TSP is designed for Federal employees as well as members of the uniformed services. It’s a retirement savings and investment plan as defined by the US Government. It was started in 1986 with the intention of helping people save and invest…

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Do You Have a Money Mindset?

How knowledgeable are you about your finances? If you don’t currently have a money mindset, there are ways to cultivate one. Be patient with yourself as you go through the process. The most major breakthroughs happen when you least expect them. You can develop mindfulness about money by doing the following: Creating a monthly budget…

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