So how can you invest in gold and be sure you’re not getting ripped off?
Well, doing your due diligence and relying on trade groups helps. The Industry Council for Tangible Assets and The Professional Numismatists Guild are two leading gold coin trade groups. Check with them for a list of members. You’ll always have to do your due diligence, depending on your specific purchases, but it’s easy to weed out a large swath of unsavory dealers by consulting these registries.
Remember, there are never guarantees, and it’s always buyer beware, whomever you choose as your gold dealer.
Now, here are three safe investment options that take the guesswork out of gold … and gold scams: