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Can Gold Investing be Part of an “ESG” Investment Strategy?

Gold | January 16, 2020

In recent years “ESG” funds have become a popular choice for investors. These three letters stand for environmental, social, and governance. ESG funds are designed to include stocks of companies that satisfy strict standards with regard to these three categories. For example, companies deemed worthy of the ESG label commit to these sustainability factors in […]

Gold Begins New Historic Bull Market

Gold | January 13, 2020

Gold soared in the first two trading weeks of 2020. Fresh investor demand fueled a sharp run-up following a U.S. military strike against a top Iranian general. Gold is now trading at new seven-year highs. The military action is serious and one of the drivers for gold’s strength. But, geopolitics are only one of many […]

It’s No Secret Americans Didn’t Like This Coin’s Predecessor

Market News | January 8, 2020

The Walking Liberty Silver Half Dollars were minted from 1916 through 1947 with broad public and artistic acclaim and are widely considered to be one of America’s most beautiful coins. It was no secret the public disliked its predecessor: the Barber half dollar. In April 1915, Robert Woolley took over as U.S. Mint Director and […]

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 […]