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These free precious metals guides will help you make better investing decisions with cutting edge strategies and techniques.

The Best Way to Buy Gold & Silver [Free Buying Guide]

The Best Way to Buy Gold and Silver

Precious Metals Specialists at Money Metals Exchange field lots of great questions from customers who are new to buying physical bullion online. One of the biggest is "What should I buy?"

5 Proven Bullion Methods to Test Gold & Silver at Home

How to Test Gold & Silver at Home: 5 Proven Bullion Testing Methods

Just about all bullion investors worry about counterfeits. Those concerns are magnified when someone is buying for the first time.

Should You Buy Morgan Silver Dollars? / Silver Investing Alert

Rare Coin Rip-Off Alert: Morgan Silver Dollars

Casual investors looking for a recommendation on what type of silver to buy will often hear the same answer from a typical coin dealer, that being, "well Morgan Dollars, of course." But sadly, accumulating these historic U.S. silver bullion coins often ends up being a big mistake.

Three Lies About Rare Coins & Their Values

Three Lies Used to Lure Buyers into Paying High Prices for "Rare" Coins

We regularly take calls from Money Metals customers who have been bamboozled and taken for a ride by one of the many rare coin (or numismatic) dealers and their extortionately high prices. Generally it's the same sad tale.

Silver Quarters: The Ultimate Guide to What Quarters are Silver

Silver Quarters: The Value of Quarters Before & After 1964

Investing in silver quarters is a great way for investors to get started with silver. There are three main quarter dollar coins which have been minted by the US Mint in 90% silver; the Liberty Head “Barber,” the Standing Liberty, and the Washington quarters. The US Mint issued silver quarters from beginning in 1792 to 1964 in separate periods of production.

Canadian Silver Maple Leaf vs Silver Eagle: Which One Should You Buy

Silver American Eagle vs. Silver Maple Leaf - An Investment Guide

Silver coins can make a great long-term investment, provided buyers do not overpay for high priced and illiquid collectibles. Silver is a great way to truly diversify your portfolio and it offers protection in the event of a financial crisis. And, it is a hedge against the devaluing US dollar. Silver has proven to hold its purchasing power over time.

What is Bullion? Gold & Silver Bullion vs Numismatic Coins

What is Gold & Silver Bullion (Bullion vs. Numismatic Coins)

Precious metals investors who make the decision to protect their hard-earned savings from inflation and financial turmoil are quickly confronted with the next choice – what form to buy.

Buying Gold & Silver for Survival (Gold & Silver for SHTF)

How Much Gold and Silver Should a Prepper Have?

There are a few common misconceptions associated with precious metals and how they may not be helpful to a preparedness plan for either a SHTF scenario or potential economic collapse.

Sound Money Index: Gold & Silver Laws in 2018

Sound Money Index: Everything You Need to Know About Gold & Silver Laws in 2018

The 2018 Sound Money Index is the first index of its kind, ranking all 50 states using 9 indicators to determine which states offer the most pro-sound money environment in the country.

What Year Silver Eagles Are Worth the Most? Your Guide to Coin Values

The Ultimate Guide to American Silver Eagle Coins

Did you know that the US only has one official investment-grade silver coin? The US Mint introduced American Silver Eagle bullion coins, minted with .999 fine silver, in 1986. Today they are the most popular silver coin in the world. Investors bought 40 - 50 million of them in recent years.

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