Investor Guides

Buying physical gold or silver for investment can be daunting at first. These guides are provided by The Pure Gold Company to help you invest in the way best suited to your financial interests.

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How to Buy Gold

A basic guide to gold purchase. There are many practical considerations when purchasing physical gold for investment, including storage, transport, liquidation, and tax. Realise your investment potential with this advice on gold purchase.

Buying Physical Gold

Owning physical gold provides insurance in uncertain times. As a stable currency and a tax efficient investment, if you are concerned about the strength of global markets, investing in physical gold could be the safe-haven asset you’ve been looking for. Find out more about buying physical gold.

How Gold Investment Works

Gold investment offers both a way to grow and protect your wealth. For those new to gold or perhaps any form of investment, read on to find out how it works.

When to Invest in Gold

“When should I invest in gold?” is a question we often hear from potential investors. In this guide we explore when to invest in relation to financial and political events, as well in relation to personal circumstance. Making a good precious metal investment is all about timing.

Buying Gold Bullion

Almost all gold purchased for investment is gold bullion. ‘Bullion’ refers to any type of bulk quantity of precious metal, measured by weight and typically coming in the form of bars. It’s a safe, tangible and valuable asset recognised all over the world. The weight of bullion is often measured in troy ounces. Find out more about buying gold bullion.

Buying Gold Bars

In this current period of financial uncertainty, it makes sense to acquire an insurance policy to protect your wealth and investments. Physical gold is one of the best ways to minimise exposure to financial and political volatility. Gold bars are the easiest form of gold to store in bulk and the most efficient way to purchase quantities of raw metal. Find out more about investing in gold bars.

Buying Gold Coins

Gold was once the measure by which all currencies were formulated and gold coins are still a valuable and flexible investment even if currency has switched to cheaper mediums. Gold coins are often more tax-efficient if legal tender varieties can be found, and coins are easier to store and liquidate. Find out more about investing in gold coins.

A Guide to Investing In Gold For SIPPs

Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs) provide freedom of choice when investing for a pension. Physical gold’s low volatility and long-term value makes it an excellent choice for SIPP investment.

Allocated and Segregated Gold

One of the best reasons to buy gold from bullion dealers like the Pure Gold Company is the fully segregated, allocated storage we offer. Allocation is essential to unlock the full investment potential of your physical gold.

How to Buy Physical Silver

Buying physical silver for investment offers the same rewards as investing in gold. Read this guide to find out the opportunities silver offers as a physical asset for investment.

Where to Purchase Physical Gold and Silver

“Where to buy physical gold and silver” is a common question asked by first-time buyers. Read this guide about where to go in order to invest in gold, what kind of organisation you should be looking for, and, importantly, how you know you can trust your dealer and broker.

What is the Gold Spot Price?

When looking into gold investments, you’ll often see gold prices expressed as a “spot price”, but when purchasing gold for investment you may find that prices are higher. So what exactly is the gold “spot price”?

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