01 Oct 2013

Utilizing an IRA as an investment vehicle is one of the best ways to save for retirement. An IRA’s tax-deferred or tax-free gains allow you to grow your savings until you are ready to start taking distributions in your retirement age.  While most people view stocks and bonds as a major part of their IRA,... View Article

04 Feb 2014

A gold investment can be a great way to not only diversify your portfolio, but also increase its growth potential and shield it from the effects of an unstable economy. And while the process of investing in gold is quite simple, it’s important to understand your options first. With a little bit of homework, you... View Article

13 May 2014
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This week our Gold Guru discusses how you can buy gold and other precious metals with your IRA. Get all the facts here. And if you have your own questions for our Gold Guru, don’t forget you can get them answered by emailing

11 Mar 2014

As more people discover the benefits of investing in gold, silver and others precious metals, many are rethinking their approach to saving for retirement. Rather than betting their life savings on volatile stocks and mutual funds – and praying that the declining U.S. dollar will eventually stop eating away at their wealth – many people... View Article

09 Jan 2014

Self-Directed Gold IRA and You

One of the biggest advantages of a self-directed gold IRA is the flexibility it offers. Unlike an employer-sponsored 401k, for example, a precious metals IRA gives you near total control over what you invest in and how. But with flexibility comes choices. To maximize the potential of your gold-backed IRA, and ensure that your investments... View Article

20 May 2014

IRA vs. 401k

At Birch Gold Group, we receive a lot of questions from people who are unfamiliar with retirement savings options beyond their employer-sponsored 401k. So what are other retirement options available and how does gold fit into the picture?

11 Feb 2014

Dear Birch Gold, 1.Can a Precious Metals IRA hold bars, rounds and/or “junk coins?” What does and does not qualify? 2.Can a Precious Metals IRA be a Roth IRA? If precious metals prices do skyrocket, I prefer to pay tax on current price versus future price. 3.Can precious metals I already own be put in... View Article

08 Jul 2014
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Today our Gold Guru explains the options you have when you want to buy physical precious metals. Each of the options has its advantages, so find out more here. And if you have a question for our Gold Guru, don't hesitate to drop us a line at