The Basics About Precious Metals and Gold IRAs

There is only one good way to prepare yourself for retirement, and that is by saving and investing to get yourself a nest egg you can count on during the years you won’t be working. Many people prepare for retirement by setting up a qualified retirement account like an IRA or a 401(k), but even if those accounts contain substantial amounts, you still worry because no one knows what the future will bring for their portfolio.

As a retirement saver, you should prepare yourself for any situation that could put your savings at risk. Today’s financial climate is characterized by weakening economies across the world, lurking recessions, international conflicts, and a declining dollar, and these are all factors you must consider when deciding how to save up money for your retirement.

With all those obstacles on your road to a happy retirement, we are fortunate that there is a way you can stop worrying about the security of your finances. You can manage and significantly reduce the risks facing your portfolio: by holding a portion of your portfolio in physical gold and silver in an IRA. This is where Gold Alliance can help you.

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As a retirement saver, you should prepare yourself for any situation that could put your savings at risk. Today’s financial climate is characterized by weakening economies across the world, lurking recessions, international conflicts, and a declining dollar, and these are all factors you must consider when deciding how to save up money for your retirement.

With all those obstacles on your road to a happy retirement, we are fortunate that there is a way you can stop worrying about the security of your finances. You can manage and significantly reduce the risks facing your portfolio: by holding a portion of your portfolio in physical gold and silver in an IRA. This is where Gold Alliance can help you.

Schedule a Free Consultation

Talk with a customer service agent about the benefits of Gold and Silver

Introducing The Self-directed IRA

The 1997 Taxpayer Relief Act allowed Americans to own and maximize the benefits of physical precious metals in a self-directed IRA without any tax consequence or penalties.

History shows that physical assets offer the strongest stability in volatile times due to the effective diversification that precious metals provide.

Opening a Gold Alliance tax-free precious metals IRA account allows you to protect your hard-earned retirement savings by combining the power of tax-advantaged growth with the substantial benefits that come from owning physical gold and silver bullion and coins.

Benefits Of Owning Physical Gold And Silver


• True diversification
. The long-term success of your portfolio depends in large part on whether it is diversified and how. True diversification typically means that your portfolio contains assets that are uncorrelated or inversely correlated. Physical precious metals, such as gold and silver, are mostly uncorrelated with stocks and other mainstream assets that make up the typical portfolio. They have the ability to typically rise in value when traditional financial assets go down, thereby allowing the diversification that paper assets typically cannot. This level of diversification is critical for a portfolio to thrive in good times or bad.

• Protection against inflation. Assets that are dollar-denominated, like stocks or bonds, depend on our currency system, our government, and the Federal Reserve. The Fed’s monetary policies of lowering interest rates and flat out printing money create inflation, which erodes the purchasing power of the dollar and suppresses your real wealth. These policies, however, cannot erode the intrinsic value of physical gold and silver, which means precious metals will help safe-guard your retirement savings against inflation.

• Protection against recessions and financial crises. The most important benefit of physical precious is their ability to defend your portfolio against economic turmoil. Physical gold and silver have repeatedly shown their strengths when our nation faced economic hardship, such as the oil embargo of 1973 or the Great Recession. During those times, when traditional assets imploded, precious metals not only stabilized investment portfolios but also helped them grow substantially.

• Out of reach of the banking system. An often-overlooked benefit of ownings physical precious metals is the security in having an asset you can physically hold. In today’s technological era, banks and other financial institutions are less secure than they used to be, which means your mainstream assets, such as bank savings, are at a higher risk of being compromised, hacked, or “frozen” by your bank. Doesn’t it make perfect sense to have a portion of your portfolio in physical gold and silver—real and tangible assets that you can store completely inaccessible to the banking system?

Acquiring and holding silver & gold from Gold Alliance in an IRA is a straightforward process.

When you choose Gold Alliance as your provider of premium gold and silver products and services, you’ll benefit from our outstanding personalized service. With Gold Alliance, you will have an expert partner that will help you every step of the way towards financial independence and security. Our clients trust us to help them purchase and hold premium physical precious metals. We work hard to build a close relationship with you from the very first time you contact us, and opening a Gold or Silver IRA is a simple and easy process:

Introducing The Self-directed IRA

The 1997 Taxpayer Relief Act allowed Americans to own and maximize the benefits of physical precious metals in a self-directed IRA without any tax consequence or penalties.

History shows that physical assets offer the strongest stability in volatile times due to the effective diversification that precious metals provide.

Opening a Gold Alliance tax-free precious metals IRA account allows you to protect your hard-earned retirement savings by combining the power of tax-advantaged growth with the substantial benefits that come from owning physical gold and silver bullion and coins.

Benefits Of Owning Physical Gold And Silver

• True diversification. The long-term success of your portfolio depends in large part on whether it is diversified and how. True diversification typically means that your portfolio contains assets that are uncorrelated or inversely correlated. Physical precious metals, such as gold and silver, are mostly uncorrelated with stocks and other mainstream assets that make up the typical portfolio. They have the ability to typically rise in value when traditional financial assets go down, thereby allowing the diversification that paper assets typically cannot. This level of diversification is critical for a portfolio to thrive in good times or bad.

• Protection against inflation. Assets that are dollar-denominated, like stocks or bonds, depend on our currency system, our government, and the Federal Reserve. The Fed’s monetary policies of lowering interest rates and flat out printing money create inflation, which erodes the purchasing power of the dollar and suppresses your real wealth. These policies, however, cannot erode the intrinsic value of physical gold and silver, which means precious metals will help safe-guard your retirement savings against inflation.

• Protection against recessions and financial crises. The most important benefit of physical precious is their ability to defend your portfolio against economic turmoil. Physical gold and silver have repeatedly shown their strengths when our nation faced economic hardship, such as the oil embargo of 1973 or the Great Recession. During those times, when traditional assets imploded, precious metals not only stabilized investment portfolios but also helped them grow substantially.

• Out of reach of the banking system. An often-overlooked benefit of ownings physical precious metals is the security in having an asset you can physically hold. In today’s technological era, banks and other financial institutions are less secure than they used to be, which means your mainstream assets, such as bank savings, are at a higher risk of being compromised, hacked, or “frozen” by your bank. Doesn’t it make perfect sense to have a portion of your portfolio in physical gold and silver—real and tangible assets that you can store completely inaccessible to the banking system?

Acquiring and holding silver & gold from Gold Alliance in an IRA is a straightforward process.

When you choose Gold Alliance as your provider of premium gold and silver products and services, you’ll benefit from our outstanding personalized service. With Gold Alliance, you will have an expert partner that will help you every step of the way towards financial independence and security. Our clients trust us to help them purchase and hold premium physical precious metals. We work hard to build a close relationship with you from the very first time you contact us, and opening a Gold or Silver IRA is a simple and easy process:

 Our qualified IRA custodian will help you open Your self-directed IRA.

 In as little as 3 days, you can fund your new self-directed IRA. Simply transfer funds from your existing IRA, 401(k), or other retirement plan to your new account.

You’re now ready to purchase physical gold and silver for your new IRA and enjoy the protection it gives to your retirement savings.

Gold Alliance has designed the three-step process to be easy, and one of our team members will always be just a phone call or an email away to assist you throughout the process to ensure a great and worry-free experience.

Your Gold and Silver IRA is administered by a specialized custodian.

Every IRA is required by law to be administered by a custodian. At Gold Alliance, we work only with IRA custodians who specialize in self-directed IRAs, which are the only type of retirement account you can hold precious metals with. To ensure the highest security and the best experience, we researched all custodians for our valued clients, and we have chosen to recommend STRATA Trust, Equity Trust, and Goldstar Trust as custodians. We are convinced that working with these custodians will give you absolute peace of mind because they administer your IRA correctly to comply 100% with the law. Of course, you are always welcome to call us with any questions, but your custodian is a valuable resource as well, who is happy to answer your questions related to the administration of your Gold and Silver IRA account.

Equity Trust
As America’s leading provider of self-directed IRAs, Equity Trust has over 30 years of experience administering self-directed retirement accounts. It manages more than $25 billion in assets and serves all 50 states. Read more at www.trustetc.com.

Goldstar Trust
Goldstar Trust’s parent company, Happy State Bank, was founded in 1908. Today, Goldstar Trust is the custodian of more than 37,500 self-directed IRAs, and the company has an A-plus rating with the BBB. Learn more at www.goldstartrust.com.

How is your Gold and Silver IRA stored?

When you purchase gold and silver from Gold Alliance, it will be stored under your IRA and in your name in a secure non-government depository storage facility, where your precious metals are fully insured, safe from creditors, and geographically removed from financial and political centers for safekeeping. There are several options for you to choose from for locations in the US, and there is even one location outside the US.

Our preferred depository is the Delaware Depository.

Delaware Depository is covered by a$1 billion all-risk insurance through Lloyd’s of London, and it’s an IRS-compliant (IRC – 408n) depository for IRA assets. Bullion held at Delaware Depository is fully allocated and held off balance sheet. The company is free of debt, with no lending, pledging, or encumbering of bullion, so your precious metals will be safe from creditors. Its fortified, access-controlled facilities cover 72,000 square foot and features state-of-the-art security systems and Class 3 vaults.

Delaware Depository offers comprehensive inventory controls and reporting systems, and it’s geographically separate from major political and financial centers.

With Delaware Depository, you communicate directly with the vault, not through a middleman. You can even visit your metals held there.

Learn more about how you can maximize your portfolio with a Gold and Silver IRA from Gold Alliance

If you’re unfamiliar with the process of purchasing physical precious metals, you surely have a lot of questions. Gold Alliance offers a range of resources to help you.

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