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4 Reasons to Add Rare Coins to Your Portfolio in 2020

Investment | January 2, 2020

If you are reading this blog, you either want to learn more about tangible assets investing or you already own bullion and maybe even rare coins. No matter what your experience level, you have come to the right place. Blanchard has been helping individuals protect and grow their wealth through tangible assets investing since 1975. […]

Gold and the Looming Retirement Crisis

Gold | December 30, 2019

Author Zora Neale Hurston once wrote, “Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board. For some they come in with the tide. For others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing.” This sentiment touches on the economic reality of most American’s today. Wages have stagnated for more than […]

The Growing Importance of Gold in the World Financial System

Gold | December 24, 2019

Since ancient times, gold has been an important medium of exchange, store of value and wealth building asset. In today’s modern world, it is gaining even more importance. Central banks around the globe continue to gobble up physical gold bullion for their vaults. Recently, the Dutch central bank publicly stated that they see gold as […]

What is Diversification 2.0?

Gold | December 19, 2019

Diversification is the first rule for any long-term investor. The idea is simple: spread your money across several investments. If one fails, the others will be there to pick up the slack. Diversification makes sense in any market. It is the time-tested strategy that is as fundamental to investing as gravity is to the world […]

The Most Valuable Shipwreck Find in History

Investor Resources | December 16, 2019

The Nuestra Señora de Atocha was one of the most valuable shipwrecks in history. The Spanish galleon was owned by King Philip IV before sinking into the ocean in 1622 during a hurricane. It carried an armament of 20 heavy guns. The cargo was so vast that it took two months to load the gold, […]